Solved

Configure SQL Server 2012 to receive HTTP POST data

Posted on 2013-06-18
6
940 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-19

Intro

I designed a SurveyGizmo questionnaire for a client.

When a respondent completes a questionnaire, I manually export a CSV file then load into Excel or a SQL Server development database to prototype reports. This is inefficient, especially as this could reach 100s of respondents when it is fully launched!

SurveyGizmo inform me that I can setup a HTTP CONNECT (see image) action that will send respondent data directly to SQL Server 2012 via HTTP GET or HTTP POST. However, I will need to configure SQL Server 2012 to enable this.

Questions

How do I setup a  SQL Server 2012 Developer Edition to listen to HTTP POST requests, receive and populate a staging table in a database?

The image below requires a URL, presumably from SQL Server 2012. How do I enable this?

Thanks!

John Aeris

Output from SurveyGizmo
0
Comment
Question by:JohnAeris
  • 2
6 Comments
 
LVL 29

Expert Comment

by:Kumaraswamy R
ID: 39256075
0
 

Author Comment

by:JohnAeris
ID: 39256708
@rkworlds: Thanks for the quick feedback!

I am a BI Developer by trade, so SQL, Analysis and Reporting! Not had to configure anything like this before so any further insight would be invaluable.
0
 
LVL 38

Accepted Solution

by:
Jim P. earned 500 total points
ID: 39264800
How do I setup a  SQL Server 2012 Developer Edition

The Developer Edition is no licensed for this. You might be able to do it, but it is not within the license agreement.

You should be legal with the Express version. I'm not sure of the status of standard edition for this.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:JohnAeris
ID: 39274455
OK,
Thanks for the knowledge, didn't quite get a solid response however.

After some research, will use MySQL as a staging database then do an ETL process with SQL Server. Will definitely keep on eye out on the versions and licensing.

Thanks!
0

Featured Post

Optimizing Cloud Backup for Low Bandwidth

With cloud storage prices going down a growing number of SMBs start to use it for backup storage. Unfortunately, business data volume rarely fits the average Internet speed. This article provides an overview of main Internet speed challenges and reveals backup best practices.

Question has a verified solution.

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

This article shows gives you an overview on SQL Server 2016 row level security. You will also get to know the usages of row-level-security and how it works
FAQ pages provide a simple way for you to supply and for customers to find answers to the most common questions about your company. Here are six reasons why your company website should have a FAQ page
Via a live example, show how to setup several different housekeeping processes for a SQL Server.
The viewer will learn how to look for a specific file type in a local or remote server directory using PHP.

790 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