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Jude 8/3/2018 10:58:08 AM

Copy ANY TABLE from one database to another

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Yesterday I was asked to move two tables from one database to another. Actually, it was to 'move the vendors from one database to the second database IF THEY DON'T EXIST'.

So, I wrote the code, and I blogged it. 'Cause that's what I do <smiles>

Today's request is to move 30 tables from one db to another, because of database corruption. Again, where the lines don't exist. 

So, I wrote a script that writes a script.

You enter in the from and to database, the table name, and the unique fields and it will write a script for you

You run it like this:

sp_MigrateTable '','fromdb', 'todb', 'SOP10100', 'docnumbr,rmdtypal'

You'll need several helper functions:

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