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  1. #1
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    Apr 2004

    Unanswered: Moving an Existing mdb to mdf

    How would you go about moving a database structure - tables and relations and data to an instance of sql server express?

  2. #2
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    Nov 2005
    Programming/Web Design

    Offer solutions-not criticism.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Nov 2004
    out on a limb
    Provided Answers: 59
    Have a look athe upsizing wizard

    Tools | Database Utilities | Upsizing Wizard

    a word of caution the wizard can do most of the work in transferring info into SQL server it doens't neccesarily do the complete process.

    However the biggest potential issue is that if you move an existing app into SQL server: is that often the application isn't rewritten to take advantage of the server back end. I notice that you merely want to move the tables & data but if you are planning on using an existing application you need to think carefully about rewriting your app to leverage the power of the server backend


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    Dec 2007
    show me the topic

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