What is BCP? When is it used?

What is BCP? When is it used?

The Bulk Copy Program (BCP), as the name suggests is used to import or export large amount of data from a database. Some uses of BCP are:

  • Export data in Bulk from a server into a data file.
  • Export data in data from a query.
  • Import data in Bulk from a file to the server.
  • Used to generate format of files.

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