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Importing large dat file into sql server database

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 05, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server
I have a dat file which consists of thousands of columns which i have to insert into a database. I have to insert the data into multiple datatables. I am looking for the best possible way to do that. I have looked into bulk insert also but is there a better way? something like normalizing the data in the data access layer and inserting into the tables or creating ssis packages? Any help is highly appreciated.

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