One of the very popular questions I receive is how to import data from Excel in SQL Server. Let us learn about that in this blog post.
Today’s blog post is actually a follow up of my earlier blog post SQL SERVER – Copy Data From SSMS Query Result to Excel. In the earlier blog post, we had discussed how to copy data from the resultset. In this blog post, we will discuss how we can directly export data from SSMS Query to Excel.
Just another day I received a question via email about how to Copy Data From SSMS Query Result to Excel? This is indeed a very simple question but trusts me not everyone knows everything and this blog is dedicated to learning new things – a complicated one or even a simple one.
SQL SERVER – The OLE DB Provider “Microsoft.ACE.OLEDB.12.0” for Linked Server “(null)” Reported an Error. Access Denied
Here is another blog which explains a situation I was in while reading data from excel. In this blog, we would talk about error “Access Denied” error while using The OLE DB provider “Microsoft.ACE.OLEDB.12.0” for linked server.
I recommend that you download XLeratorDB and try this problem along with me, this is going to be a fun exercise and something new to learn about Business Days.
Imagine this. Your users have developed an Excel spreadsheet that extracts data from your SQL Server database, manipulates that data through the use of Excel formulas and, possibly, some VBA code which is then used to calculate P&L, hedging requirements or even risk numbers. Management comes to you and tells you that they need to get rid of the spreadsheet and that the results of the spreadsheet calculations need to be persisted on the database.