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Query And Join Tables Across Server Instances.

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        Use the following to query or join tables on remote servers.  The query must be executed on a system running SQL Server, but the remote system can be pretty much anything an ODBC driver exists for:
select * from OpenDataSource(’SQLOLEDB‘,’Data;User ID=yourusername;Password=yourpassword‘).somedatabase.dbo.sometable;