README How to bulk copy a SELECT result set (ODBC)

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This sample works only with SQL Server 2005 and SQL Server 2008. It will not work with any version of SQL Server earlier than SQL Server 2005.
This sample shows how to bulk copy and write the result set of a SELECT statement.

Scenario

For more information on this sample, see How to: Bulk Copy a SELECT Result Set (ODBC) in Books Online.

Languages

This sample uses Visual C++.

Prerequisites

Before running this sample, make sure the following software is installed:
  • SQL Server or SQL Server Express including Database Engine. You can download SQL Server Express from the Microsoft Download Center.
  • The AdventureWorks database which is included with SQL Server, and is also available at the Microsoft SQL Server Developer Center.
  • The SQL Server Database Engine samples. These samples are included with SQL Server. You can download the latest version of the samples at the Microsoft SQL Server Developer Center.
  • You will also need an ODBC data source called AdventureWorks, whose default database is the AdventureWorks sample database.

Building the Sample

  • This sample connects to your computer's default SQL Server instance. To connect to a named instance, change the definition of the ODBC data source to specify the instance using the following format: server\namedinstance_. By default, SQL Server Express installs to a named instance.
  • If you are using Visual Studio, load the BulkCopySelectResult.sln file and build it.
  • If you are using MSBuild.exe, invoke MSBuild.exe at a command prompt, passing it the BulkCopySelectResult.sln file: * MSBuild BulkCopySelectResult.sln *

Running the Sample

  • From Visual Studio, invoke Start Without Debugging (CTRL+F5).
  • If you built with MSBuild.exe, invoke BulkCopySelectResult.exe. © 2007 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Last edited Jun 5, 2007 at 6:18 PM by bonniefe, version 7

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