SQL Server Performance

using BCP between tables.

Discussion in 'SQL Server DTS-Related Questions' started by krajdba, Sep 5, 2006.

  1. krajdba New Member

    Hi Gurus,

    Can I transfer data from a source table of one server to a target table of a different server using BCP and schedule it. If yes, Please give me links on this.

    Urgent Please


  2. bradmcgehee New Member

    No. BCP is for exporting and importing data from and to tables using an intermediate file.

    Instead of BCP, use DTS and create a package you can schedule to run on a regular basis.

    Brad M. McGehee, SQL Server MVP
  3. ranjitjain New Member

    BCP utility can not be used to transfer data between SQL tables.
    The bcp utility bulk copies data between SQL Server and a data file.

    Why don't you use the Import/Export wizard task which is T-SQL task.
    If you have any issues you can post them here
  4. krajdba New Member

    Thanks Guys,

    I just wanted to know Table to Table using BCP.I know that DTS and Import/Export are Good for my problem. Thanks a lots.bye

  5. satya Moderator

    I can say you can still use BCP to import and export data (between the servers), but for the ease of operation DTS will give you graphical options to set the procedures.

    Satya SKJ
    Microsoft SQL Server MVP
    Contributing Editor & Forums Moderator
    This posting is provided AS IS with no rights for the sake of knowledge sharing.

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