Solved

SSIS Package Hangs

Posted on 2010-11-26
7
870 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-10
I am using SQL Server 2005 with SP2, When I execute a single SSIS package to extract a large data(around 4 Million), the package hangs as soon as it reaches 550 Mb. The package is running on Windows Server 2003 with over 6GB of RAM. Can someone help me with how to increase these memory options so that it can take Maximum amount of memory available (i think its 2GB & 3GB if we set it in boot.ini) or atleast increast it by 1 GB.

I cannot make any changes to the package as it runs fine with low volumes of data.    
0
Comment
Question by:nandakrishna
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
7 Comments
 
LVL 3

Expert Comment

by:GSGDBA
ID: 34219354
HI,
Could you please try using BCP.
It is much faster for bulk operations.

See the below link for more details on BCP.
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms162802.aspx
0
 
LVL 9

Accepted Solution

by:
radcaesar earned 250 total points
ID: 34220079
What is the access mode used in the Destination? "Table or view" or "Table or view fast load"?

Try to use the first one.....

Is it runs fine in BIDS?

Also, what is the CACHE mode you are using?

Try using FULL Cache......... But it will consume more memory.
0
 
LVL 3

Author Comment

by:nandakrishna
ID: 34221661
The access mode used is Table or View, the issue occurs when i run it through BIDS and through the dtexec utility.

We are using 6 look ups in the package. My question still holds, why does it hang when it reaches 550 MB ?

is there a way to configure this setting to execute the package with a manual parameter that can use Max Memory size of say XXX MB
0
Free eBook: Backup on AWS

Everything you need to know about backup and disaster recovery with AWS, for FREE!

 
LVL 7

Assisted Solution

by:rmm2001
rmm2001 earned 250 total points
ID: 34223575
Change your access mode to "Table or View - Fast Load" and try running it out of the command line:

C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\DTS\binn\dtexec.exe -f "Path to your package"
0
 
LVL 3

Author Comment

by:nandakrishna
ID: 34299009
Sorry for replying late. We are using a 3rd party component for Bulk Load Destination. I can say the issue does not occur because of the component as we use much bigger data(around 1000x compared to the current package) loads using the same component.

I am looking at setting some memory options that can be set while running the package and the package hanging at around 550 Mb memory looks odd to me.
0
 
LVL 3

Author Closing Comment

by:nandakrishna
ID: 34533911
The suggestions by experts did not help much with the solution. Its more of an unanswered question.

Thanks again for the help.
0

Featured Post

Use Case: Protecting a Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure

Microsoft Azure is rapidly becoming the norm in dynamic IT environments. This document describes the challenges that organizations face when protecting data in a hybrid cloud IT environment and presents a use case to demonstrate how Acronis Backup protects all data.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Slowly Changing Dimension Transformation component in data task flow is very useful for us to manage and control how data changes in SSIS.
Load balancing is the method of dividing the total amount of work performed by one computer between two or more computers. Its aim is to get more work done in the same amount of time, ensuring that all the users get served faster.
This video shows how to set up a shell script to accept a positional parameter when called, pass that to a SQL script, accept the output from the statement back and then manipulate it in the Shell.
Using examples as well as descriptions, and references to Books Online, show the different Recovery Models available in SQL Server and explain, as well as show how full, differential and transaction log backups are performed

717 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question