SQL Server Integration Services, an ETL tool sold by Microsoft and bundled with SQL Server versions since SQL Server 2005.

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How to Implement a Retry Feature in SSIS 2012 When a Database Connection Fails?

We have an SSIS 2012 package that supports our internal analytics reporting database by extracting data from an external database server. Last night, for the first time, the package failed due to a ...
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How to deal with multiple error columns in data flow

I'm writing a simple package to load data into tables and a I have multiple destinations within the same package. I'm attempting to first attempt batch inserts but want to fall back to row by row in ...
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ssis ado.net destination has failed to acquire the connection

I am Transferring data from sql server source db to sql server destination db (cross db). but some times getting error "ssis ado.net destination has failed to acquire the connection.The connection may ...
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Create replication sql server for DWH [closed]

I have a DWH and I need to make an update once a day from STG Database to DWH I need use replication in SQL SERVER, How I do this?
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Creating Excel files in SSIS based with a predefined format

I need to create a statistical report in Excel and wondering if I can use SSIS to read data from the database (calculate the aggregated numbers) and load them into an Excel file with a specific ...
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How to reinstall SQL Server Integration Services I've deinstalled from a Production server by mistake

In deinstalling a named instance of SQL Server 2012 from a Production server, inadvertantly, I selected SSIS as a product to deinstall. Now, I need to reinstall it with the least disruption possible. ...
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SQL Server Agent - Running SSIS Package with Proxy

I have followed the below article to create credentials/proxy to run a SSIS job from SQL Server Agent. ...
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What type of fact table / loading solution for a reservation system?

I am designing a Data Warehouse with SQL Server 2012 and SSIS. The source system handles hotel reservations. The reservations are split between two tables, header and header line item. The ...
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How To Execute an Integration Services (SSIS) Package from a SQL Server Stored Procedure

i am executing query like this on sql server 2008 R2 DECLARE @returncode int EXEC @returncode = xp_cmdshell 'dtexec /f "C:\certs\SSIS Disposition\SSIS Disposition\SSIS Disposition\Package1.dtsx"' ...
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SQL Server Memory Issues

We have a SQL server that appears to be leaking memory. Memory consumption linearly increases over time until the server is completely out of memory, causing major performance issues. The SQL server ...
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OLE DB Sybase Connection Failing

I have a connection to a Sybase database which we stage in a SQL Server 2008R2 database. I can connect the the database and the connection tests out fine. I am using an OLE DB source with a Sybase ...
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How can I get more information about which lookup failed in an SSIS lookup?

I'm frequently getting errors along the lines of Error: 0xC020901E at Build Test Data, Lookup ID String[120]: Row yielded no match during lookup. To resolve these, I'm going back to the source and ...
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Why Does SSIS Oracle Source by Attunity return DT_WSTR for Oracle CHAR(1) Column?

Using SSIS 2012 and Microsoft SSIS Connector for Oracle by Attunity v. 2.0. When I add an Oracle Source for a particular table, it is setting the data type for an Oracle CHAR(1) field to DT_WSTR. I ...
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Deleting Rows is Increasing Index Size

We have a very large table in a SQL Server 2008 R2 Standard server which I am archiving rows by copying them into another database on a separate disk and then deleting them from the original table ...
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Merge data using Integration Service

Please Consider this scenario: I have a table in my database. I want move this data in my OLAP database using SSIS.I can move all record from my table to OLAP database.The problem is I don't know how ...
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How can I search SQL Server for maintenance plans that execute specific tasks?

Sometimes certain SQL Server maintenance plan tasks can be problematic, like Shrink Database, Rebuild Index, Update Statistics, etc. I'd like to search for the use of one or more of these tasks on an ...
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Timeout while using table valued parameter

I'm trying to find the cause for this error while calling a stored proc with a table valued parameter: Error: System.Reflection.TargetInvocationException: Exception has been thrown by the target ...
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Return value formatted similar to if casted as money

My client's system is very outdated, and there is nothing I can do about it. What I'm trying to achieve is to extract values always with at least 2 decimal places. E.g. From 1826.5695600000 ...
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How do I determine if a SSIS transform is non-blocking, partially blocking, or fully blocking?

There are several blogs which claim to categorize SSIS Transforms into blocking (asynchronous), non-blocking(synchronous) and partially blocking(asynchronous). When looking into the specific ...
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SSIS: Get Date for Day of the Week

In SSIS, how do I get the date for a specific day of the week? For example, how do I get last Sunday's date? I assume I have to do some subtraction on the day-of-week, but not sure: DATEADD("d", ...
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Logging Questions for SSIS 70-463

I have been looking at sample questions on logging for 70-463 exam. For the below, the answers given do not make sense to me. The first answer given does not even say how to implement logging. I ...
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In the Import/Export Wizard inside SSDT, why is the MSAccess DB Engine data source looking for a workgroup information file?

Running MSSQL12, VS10 Shell, MSA2013 with local .accdb files, Microsoft Access Database Engine 2010 Redistributable (x86_64) and Microsoft Access Database Engine 2007 Redistributable (x86) installed. ...
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SSIS Transaction Level for Single Task

I have 3 tasks in a SSIS package. If the final task fails I only want that task to rollback. Do I just set that task to REQUIRED? Or leave it as SUPPORTED? Thanks!
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SSIS via Import Wizard SQL Server 2008 R2

I have a flat file i need to import into SQL. For a lot of boring reasons, I curently don't have access to use BIDS, only the import wizard in SSMS. The flat file looks sort of like: A 2 B ...
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How to divide data per client from a single database?

I am looking for best practices to separate data from a single database into multiple client specific databases. Currently my application dumps data for all the customers into single database and I ...
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Copying Data to Other Database Tables

Should I use SSIS or stored procs to copy data from a number of database tables on one server to database tables on a different server? Each table's structure is identical to the destination server ...
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SSIS v/s Replication v/s logshipping

I have 2 SQL server instances, on different servers. One is Production instance and gets lots of reads and writes daily. Another one is for external applications to use a copy of few of the tables ...
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ssis convert ddmonyyyy dd/mm/yyyy

Hi guys trying to convert 16JAN2014 --> 16/01/2014. Any ideas??? i'm trying to avoid the horrendous expression of ? JAN : 1 ? FEB : 2 etc. etc. SSMS will quite happily do SELECT MONTH('16JAN2014') ...
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Can an SSIS variable have a default value?

I have to migrate a SQL Server 2000 database to version 2008. A large part of that work is to update all the DTS packages to SSIS. Many of the packages require using the current date to establish ...
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SSIS Package Truncation may occur due to inserting data from data flow column

I've a dataflow in SSIS 2008. It reads the data from flat file and inserts in to database. The flat file is CSV. For some reason, all the fields in flat file connection manager seems to have 50 ...
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How to pass a table of values to a stored procedure from SSIS?

I am really new to SSIS, so I apologize for the "dumb" question. I know open ended "Best Practices" questions are seriously frowned upon, so I will try to be as specific as I can. I have a basic SSIS ...
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SQL server agent job built on SSIS package not working

I transferred a job from the old SQL Server 2005 to an upgraded SQL Server 2008 R2 instance, and I scripted out everything, changed the data source and other details... "This job should copy some ...
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Data Flow Task Produces No Rows with Declare Statement

I have a SSIS package that is doing a simple SELECT statement and then loading into a table. I have anonymized the sql statement which should be painfully obvious when you look at the table name. I ...
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How can I change the number of @schedule_uid=N'????' to re-create a SQL Server Agent Job?

I have a SQL Server 2005 job in the SQL-Server Agent Jobs that I need to move/transfer to another updated SQL Server 2008 R2 instance. I was able to script it out and then use it as a new query window ...
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SSIS internal caching - custom Task

I have a custom ssis task that extracts data from google analytics. Google analytics allows you to request data in up to 10k rows chunks. The problem im having is that SSIS seams to be unable to ...
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How to move a SQL Agent Job to another Server?

I'm moving from SQL Server 2005 to SQL Server 2008R2, and I see there is one job in the SQL Server Agent Jobs that I need to move but I see it also in the SSIS---> Stored Packages\MSDB\File ...
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CDC with SSIS: process all changes in order of occurrence

I have a SSIS package that I'm using to sync (in an on going basis) all changes from one table to another. Note that I need to sync ALL changes and not just NET changes. My problem is that I cannot ...
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How do i Optimize/Improve ram while running a massive import into sql server [duplicate]

I currently am importing a massive database of around 180 million records with roughly 300+ columns. I am sure you are all aware this takes a very long time. I am using sql server on a windows server ...
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MS SQL Server - Login timeout expired

I am doing this tutorial of Microsoft: Basic Data Mining Tutorial http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms167167.aspx I am using SQL Server 2012 and SSIS - SQL Server Integration Services but I ...
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Why is SSIS slow to enumerate over many files in a directory and import them?

I have a terribly slow SSIS package. It's quite fast with one file, and reasonably fast with 100 files or fewer. (About one second per file) However, if my directory has thousands of (very small) ...
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Why does my procedure run slowly until I update statistics?

I am using a SQL 2008 database (not R2 sadly but have also tested this on an R2 database server) and have an ELT process running. Data is extracted from source and loaded to staging tables in the ...
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Why does my procedure run slowly until I update statistics? [duplicate]

I am using a SQL 2008 database (not R2 sadly but have also tested this on an R2 database server) and have an ELT process running. Data is extracted from source and loaded to staging tables in the ...
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Remote SSIS development

I'm currently developing SSIS packages which include transferring data between two servers. The servers are in the same local LAN, but I'm remote to them. Is there any way that I can develop the ...
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SSIS FTP Sending Blank Files

I'm supporting an existing data interface that is a series of SSIS packages (SQL 2008 R2) for sending and receiving data with a third party. The communication is being done through FTP, and it uses a ...
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Using OLE DB Source SQL command vs desinging the query using the object tools

In SSIS, we can use the OLE DB Source SQL command to run a T-SQL script on the database and then use the output as the source. For example the a complex query can be wrapped in the OLD DB source SQL ...
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Why is the “The package can not be saved to the file system since its protection level is server storage” error?

When I execute dtutil /sourceserver localhost /SQL "\Maintenance Plans\MaintenancePlan_daily" /copy file;.\MaintenancePlan_daily.dtsx from the answer to my question "Any way to ...
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Running SSIS on SQL Server without SSIS installed [duplicate]

This is a follow-up to this question: Running an SSIS package without the SSIS service installed I have build an SSIS package on my local machine but when deploying to a server, I get the following ...
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Any way to import-export-migrate-save-restore a maintenance plan without having SSIS installed (and running)? [duplicate]

I am having dozens of MSSQL Servers 2012 R2 on Windows Server 2008 R2 with similar setup, configuration (in virtual machines) in production. Neither has SSIS installed. I have to similarly maintain ...
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Using IF and other conditions in T-SQL (trying to import data from Oracle using SQL Server SSIS)

I am using SQL Server 2012 SSIS package to fetch data from Oracle and insert it into SQL Server 2012. I am doing it for the first time and every thing is fine i.e. all data from a particular table ...
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Extracting text from a column

I want to import data from Excel into an existing table in a SQL Server database. I have a column like Gender and the values are Male and Female in Excel. I want to insert only the first character ...