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Re: Copy data from table to table

From: Frank Bax <fbax(at)sympatico(dot)ca>
To: "PostgreSQL Novice" <pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Copy data from table to table
Date: 2005-04-27 13:51:19
Message-ID: 5.2.1.1.0.20050427094718.035042c0@pop6.sympatico.ca (view raw or flat)
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At 09:16 AM 4/27/05, Keith Worthington wrote:

>Hi All,
>
>I can not think of a way to copy data directly betweeen two tables.
>
>I can only think of two ways to copy the data indirectly.
>
>Method 1:  Write a function that loops through the results of a select query
>running individual inserts for each record.
>
>Method 2:  Use SELECT INTO to put the desired data in a temporoary table; then
>use COPY to store the data in a file and finally use COPY to read the data
>from the file to the target table.


INSERT INTO ...  (SELECT FROM ...)

http://www.postgresql.org/docs/8.0/interactive/sql-insert.html

         What is the last word in synopsis? 


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