Join Simon Allardice for an in-depth discussion in this video Using the SQL Server Import and Export Wizard, part of SQL Server 2008 Essential Training.
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It's a very common need that when creating a database we need to import some…data that exists somewhere else.…That could be in an Excel file, a CSV file, an Access database, even another…instance of SQL Server or a previous version of it, or we can do all of these…things using the SQL Server Import/Export Wizard.…Under my installed programs for SQL Server 2008 R2, I actually have this link,…Import and Export Data 32-bit and 64-bit, I have two versions.…Now the reason for that is that while my SQL Server instance is installed as…64-bit, some of the data sources that I might want to import from or export to aren't…64-bit so I need to talk to them using the 32-bit version, and basically if one…of them doesn't work try the other.…
So I've opened the wizard here.…It just gives me a greeting message that it will copy between databases,…spreadsheets, text files, and so on.…I'm going to click Next because I need to give it two pieces of information:…where am I copying from and where I'm copying to.…
- Using T-SQL (Transact-SQL)
- Managing databases with SQL Server Management Studio
- Understanding database normalization
- Using SELECT statements
- Building indexes
- Monitoring database size and integrity
- Backing up and restoring databases
- Creating functions and stored procedures
- Managing database permissions
- Creating and formatting reports
- Adding charts to reports
- Creating and executing a simple SSIS package
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting Started
2. Installing SQL Server 2008 R2
3. Tools and System Databases
SQL Server system databases2m 22s
4. Creating Databases
5. Importing Existing Data
6. Retrieving Data with SQL
7. Inserting and Updating Data
8. SQL Functions
9. Stored Procedures and Transactions
10. Core Administration Tasks
11. Backing Up and Restoring
12. Security Features
13. Reporting Services
14. Integration Services
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