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Saturday, 27 September 2014

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T-SQL BULK INSERT -  Import Text File into SQL Server Database Table

BULK INSERT - a handy T-SQL script to load text or csv file into SQL Server database table. 

T-SQL file download Link - BULK INSERT SQL FILE


Description  :  Bulk Insert flat files (i.e. txt or csv files to 

                a SQL Server table 

CODEPAGE value  Description
--ACP  Columns of char, varchar, or text data type are converted 

from the ANSI/Microsoft Windows® code page (ISO 

1252) to the SQL Server code page.
--OEM (default)  Columns of char, varchar, or text data type 

are converted from the system OEM code page to the 

SQL Server code page.
--RAW  No conversion from one code page to another occurs; 

this is the fastest option.
--code_page  Specific code page number, for example, 850.
For more  : http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa225968(v=sql.80).aspx

BULK INSERT tablename
  FROM '\\filePath\folder\file.txt'
      -- For Tab delimitted 
      -- FIELDTERMINATOR = '\t'
      fieldterminator = ',',
      rowterminator = '\n',
      codepage ='ACP'

T-SQL file download Link - BULK INSERT SQL FILE


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