I am looking for insert IIS 6.0 access log ( 5 servers, and over 400MB daily ) to SQL database. What scares me is the size. There is a lot of information you are duplicating (i.e. site name, url, referrer, browser) and could be normalized by index and look-up table.

Reason why I am looking for own database instead using other tools is that is 5 servers and I need very custom statistics and reports on each, few or all. Also installing any (specially open source) software is massacre ( need have 125% functionality and take months ).

I wounder what would be the most efficient way to do it? Is someone saw examples or articles about it ?

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I haven't done it myself, but there are several articles on using SSIS to transform the data. The principle will apply to other ETL tools I guess


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