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How to dynamically connect to a SQL database with SSIS

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I have a stored proc that I would like to convert to an SSIS package. However I am stuck on the most important part about the stored proc. The ability to dynamically determine what database to insert data into. Currently I build the connection string based on the current year. So for example, if data in the files comes across with a date of 9/1/2011, that data would be inserted into the [2011] database on my SQL server.

I use something like: SET @DbServerName = ServerName + '.' + YEAR(TransDate)

Then I use some SQL insert into the correct table. All the databases for all the years have the exact same table names, I just need to connect to the correct database depending on the data I get in from the files.....Is this even possible?
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You can create dynamic connection using expression.

As below


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I would design my SSIS to use a config.xml file and you could update that xml with desired values before SSIS execution like all the basics - server_name,db_name, user_id,etc...

Configuring the Integration Services (SSIS) Service
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms137789.aspx

more examples at:
http://vyaskn.tripod.com/sql_server_2005_making_ssis_packages_portable.htm
http://www.sql-server-performance.com/2007/package-configuration-2005/
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Sorry for the delay, I am still testing these solutions. Thanks so much for the help so far.
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Still testing....Will accept for now.
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Thanks!
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