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BCP Format File Builder

By Paul Hunter,

I know we're all supposed to be using SSIS by now but the facts are BCP is VERRY FAST. If you're dealing with CSV files you may have thought the easiest way to load them was with SSIS. Guess again, Creating a fomrat file will be a simpler process with this procedure.

Much thanks goes to Jeff Moden for showing me how to do this create the file. I took his guidance and tried to automate it.


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