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Microsoft SQL Server database developer, architect, and author specializing in Business Intelligence, ETL, and Data Warehousing.

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Getting more skilled at SQL Server query writing


Getting more skilled at SQL Server query writing.

I am able to code in SQL, but feel rusty. Also, I


Loading Complex XML Using SSIS

IntroductionIn my previous article

I have a request of how to write a Execute SQL task in SSIS.…

I have a request of how to write a Execute SQL task in SSIS.   More of a fail safe for when a …
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Restoring Missing Column Delimiters in SSIS

Using a script task or by using a regular expression, is there a way in SSIS that I can parse a flat…
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Excel saves long numbers in scientific notation when I Save As CSV. I want the long form value.


i am working on an SSIS ETL package.

I am using Excel to create CSV test sets.

When I type a datetime

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SQL Server Agent running an SSIS package, and is unable to detect a file path!


Scenario:  An SSIS package needs to read a flat file and insert it into the host SQL server DB

How to load Excel's data into SQL Server in different ways

How to load Excel's data into SQL Server in different ways

Data can be kept in different media, Sometimes, the data need to be extracted, transformed or loaded in different ways. For this article, I'm going to demonstrate some of the popular ways of importing Excel data into MS SQL Server.

Loading XML Using SSIS

IntroductionSQL Server Integration Services can read XML files, that’s known by every BI …
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SSIS package failure -- System.OutOfMemoryException


I have a couple SSIS packages that run successfully on SSIS 2012 or 11.0.  Just basic ETL processing

SSIS Sample Source to Target

Requirements Document Template for an ETL Project

Here's a requirements document template for an integration project (also known as Extract-Transform-Load or ETL) based on my development experience as an SQL Server Information Services (SSIS) developer over the years.
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Dynamic Sql Query in Sp optimization stage to live update\insert

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I have an SP having lots of dynamic query and responsible for update\insert into the …

Hi ,how to stop or disable transaction log file (.ldf file) …

Hi ,how to stop or disable transaction log file (.ldf file) using SQL query or ssis
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SSDT installation cannot find Visual Studio 2017 instance!


Scenario:  Installed Visual Studio 2017 and downloaded the SSDT.

Issue:        The SSDT installation


Importing Excel Data Using Integration Services

In a previous article I've shown you how to import
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SSIS- Must read an input file that has a file name that matches a specific pattern.

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SSIS -We have a SSIS package that reads an input file (from a list of files) and load it into a SQL

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Problem Importing Flat File delimited with Commas using SQL Server Import Wizard

I have a text file I'm trying to import that contains 14 million records, but it's delimited with …
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How Do I Approach Importing *.CSV Files with Known Issues Using Microsoft SSIS?

Fellow Techies,
I have vendor files arriving in *.csv format. Inevitably extra commas or line feeds, …
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SSIS package error

Hi EE,

We have recently upgraded our SSIS Server from 2008 to 2014, SSIS services v10 has been …

PIVOT Transformation - SSIS - Complete Tutorial

Sometimes, you need to use PIVOT in SSIS to ensure your data matches the output requirements of your…
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Learn SSIS developement


For MS SQL SSIS, if I want to be a SSIS developer what should I learn and what language …

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