Importing Excel data to SQL and Establishing connection.

Hi, I am try to import data from Excel sheet to SQL, and Establish some sort of connection therefore, any changes made to Excel should automatically make change in SQL and any changes made in SQL should automatically change in Excel........just want to know if it is possible or not..and if so could you advise me thanks.
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Ryan ChongBusiness Systems Analyst , ex-Senior Application EngineerCommented:
I don't suggest to have a both way updates architecture (which means the Excel file is sending over the data to MS SQL but at the same time, receiving data from MS SQL) as this may attract the risk of conflict of data.

What I would do probably is to have a clearer way of data flow, perhaps consider the MS SQL as the data source, yes, we could still using Excel to send data to MS SQL (this involves some programming either at MS SQL like a server side services/ETL program/etc or your local side like excel connection/program/macro/etc to establish the required process automation).

Similarly, when we try to "export" data from MS SQL to excel, depends on the existing environment or requirements, we would then decide which approaches could be used accordingly to automate the process.

hope this make sense.

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Just_flowAuthor Commented:
Thanks for you suggestion @Ryan Chong, Indeed I decided MS SQL as the main data source and added connection to Excel and few SQL query to retrieve information :)
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