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How to i convert a Postgre SQL database to SQL Server ????

How to i convert a Postgre SQL database to SQL Server ????

How to i convert a Postgre SQL database to SQL Server ????

I have a postgre SQL database running on the server. I need to import the data from postGre Sql to SQL server database. Which tool do i use ??? Please help

RE: How to i convert a Postgre SQL database to SQL Server ????

There is no single complete easy step, because the two are very different.

Your best bet is to use ODBC to download the tables and views. I don't think ODBC will properly transmit your table relationships and other things such as triggers, functions, etc..., though, so you will have to re-create them in SQL server.

Also, I suppose you could also just do a database dump, and edit the resulting SQL creation statements to use SQL server keywords instead of PostgreSQL's.

The only area that will be truly different is with auto_incremented fields, because SQL server (AFAIK) doesn't use SEQUENCE generation the way PostgreSQL does.

Once you get the SQL creation statements done right, I am fairly sure that your INSERT statements will be no problem.

If your database is fairly standard, it should be a fairly painless process. If you have many triggers and functions, it will probably be a little more difficult, but even then, I'm willing to bet 95% of the syntax will be similar.


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