Solved

SQL 2005 Bulk Insert

Posted on 2015-01-02
1
215 Views
Last Modified: 2015-01-14
hi

I am using the following Bulk command to insert data from a .CSV file into a SQL table - this is shipment details coming from a customer.

Bulk Insert   SampleSQL
from 'C:\Sampleinput..csv'
with
(
      Fieldterminator = ',' ,
      FIRSTROW = 2,
      rowterminator = '\n'
)

This is working fine when I have data in the Sampleinput.csv file - however if no data is to be sent the user sends in a file and the second row says 'No product Shipped'

I then get this error when I bulk insert

Msg 4832, Level 16, State 1, Line 1
Bulk load: An unexpected end of file was encountered in the data file.
Msg 7399, Level 16, State 1, Line 1
The OLE DB provider "BULK" for linked server "(null)" reported an error. The provider did not give any information about the error.
Msg 7330, Level 16, State 2, Line 1
Cannot fetch a row from OLE DB provider "BULK" for linked server "(null)".

is it possible to put a clause into the Bulk insert that I can put into it that if the second row contains 'No product Shipped'  then I can skip the Bulk insert in my program ?

thanks
Mike
0
Comment
Question by:MECR123
1 Comment
 
LVL 143

Accepted Solution

by:
Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3] earned 500 total points
ID: 40528037
the only option I have seen so far is this:
load the file into another table, with 1 field, and only the 2nd row (using first row and last row indicators)
then, check the contents of that table, and if it does contain the "no product shipped", you don't run the real bulk insert
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

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Two tables - Sum of values - What is the difference 31 54
Delete from table 6 47
Help with simplifying SQL 6 54
Anyway to make these 2 SQL statements into one? 13 42
This article will describe one method to parse a delimited string into a table of data.   Why would I do that you ask?  Let's say that you need to pass multiple parameters into a stored procedure to search for.  For our sake, we'll say that we wa…
This article explains how to reset the password of the sa account on a Microsoft SQL Server.  The steps in this article work in SQL 2005, 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2014 and 2016.
Nobody understands Phishing better than an anti-spam company. That’s why we are providing Phishing Awareness Training to our customers. According to a report by Verizon, only 3% of targeted users report malicious emails to management. With compan…

839 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