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Data Ware House - Daily CSV Extracts into Microsoft SQL 2008 R2 Server

Posted on 2014-03-07
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Hi,
I've recently been give a task to import daily change files into an Microsoft SQL Server. There are 156 files/tables that are Extracted & downloaded on a daily base that need to be bulk insert into an SQL database. What is the best way to approach this?

There are a few tools that I've been looking at, which are SSIS and BCP.
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You should include Powershell as another viable tool.  Like BCP, it is a 'push' model.  SSIS would be the pull model.
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Thanks aikmark I'll check it out. I've started to use SSIS to import the data. I've created a foreach loop container for each of my table extracts, which are daily CSV files.
Unfortunately non of the data extracts have a record creation date so I need to come up with a way to understand which records are the most up to date.  

Does anyone have any ideals how I can do this and remove the duplicate records of about 117 tables on a daily bases?
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Files have both a creation date and a modified date properties.  Why couldn't you use that date?
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