Still celebrating National IT Professionals Day with 3 months of free Premium Membership. Use Code ITDAY17

x
?
Solved

Ingnoring records when importing from a flat file using a SSIS package

Posted on 2011-09-26
2
Medium Priority
?
243 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
HI There

I am importing from a flat file into a database table using an SSIS package.
I would like to edit the package to exclude any records where the Column values from the flat file is a certain string value.

Ie I would like to import all the records where the column value is not equal to a specific string.

Any help on how to do this would be appreciated.

Thanks
Stanton
0
Comment
Question by:Stanton_Roux
[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
  • 2
2 Comments
 
LVL 17

Expert Comment

by:OriNetworks
ID: 36598880
I believe you would like a Data Flow Task to grab the import file and then inside of that data flow, you want to add a Derived Column transformation. In there you can use an expression for the column you want to filter out. I'm not 100% on this one but im fairly confident.
0
 
LVL 17

Accepted Solution

by:
OriNetworks earned 2000 total points
ID: 36598892
i'm sorry, i believe conditional split would accomplish this instead of the derived column.
0

Featured Post

Does Your Cloud Backup Use Blockchain Technology?

Blockchain technology has already revolutionized finance thanks to Bitcoin. Now it's disrupting other areas, including the realm of data protection. Learn how blockchain is now being used to authenticate backup files and keep them safe from hackers.

Question has a verified solution.

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

If you have heard of RFC822 date formats, they can be quite a challenge in SQL Server. RFC822 is an Internet standard format for email message headers, including all dates within those headers. The RFC822 protocols are available in detail at:   ht…
Occasionally there is a need to clean table columns, especially if you have inherited legacy data. There are obviously many ways to accomplish that, including elaborate UPDATE queries with anywhere from one to numerous REPLACE functions (even within…
In this video, Percona Solution Engineer Rick Golba discuss how (and why) you implement high availability in a database environment. To discuss how Percona Consulting can help with your design and architecture needs for your database and infrastr…
Want to learn how to record your desktop screen without having to use an outside camera. Click on this video and learn how to use the cool google extension called "Screencastify"! Step 1: Open a new google tab Step 2: Go to the left hand upper corn…

661 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