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JaybeeSQL
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Posted - 10/01/2013 :  10:17:11  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hi all,

I've imported an Access DB with a hundred tables or so that has no documentation/users, it is offline at the moment but I would like to set up a reporting platform with it.

Oddly enough it has no FK's, considering there are quite a few join tables - I assume those constraints didn't survive the import process.

I could continue to wade through the tables with the 20 greatest rowcounts, but does anyone know of a more efficient way of familiarising myself with what data is where and how it was all connected?

Cheers,


JB

nigelrivett
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United Kingdom
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Posted - 10/01/2013 :  10:47:32  Show Profile  Visit nigelrivett's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Can you look at the original access database to see if there are is anything there.
Do you at least have indexes?

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JaybeeSQL
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Posted - 10/01/2013 :  11:58:13  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hi Nige, no and no.
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