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  1. #1
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    Mar 2006

    Unanswered: bcp out sybase and bcp into MS sql server

    I need to bcp out from a sybase table but only need a subset of the columns, not all the columns and then bcp them into a MS sql server table. Does a format file work in this case? If so, how do you creat this format file?

    Also, if I bcp out the entire table from Sybase without skipping columns, is there anything I can do on the SQL server end to eliminate some of the sybase columns when I bcp in?


  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jan 2003
    Provided Answers: 17
    Easiest way would be to create a view of the columns you want, then BCP out the view.

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