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

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Importing Excel files with SSIS

I'm trying to import an Excel spreadsheet into SQL Server 2012 using SSIS. There is only one sheet in the file. The file is a SalesForce export. I believe the Sheet name changes depending on when the ...
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How to use a foreach loop with project deployment model

I have a SSIS project that is configured to project deployment model, within this I have two connections one for a flat file and one for a sql db. Both connections are in project mode. Now I want to ...
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Microsoft Visual Studio is Busy

I am working in Visual Studio 2008 on a SSIS package. It is really frustrating that I get "Microsoft Visual Studio is Busy" message quite often. It almost happens every time I try to open a data ...
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Create SSIS package to copy data between SQL Server 2008 installs on different machines?

I'm new to the whole SSIS world. I'm trying to create a process to copy data between SQL Server 2008 environments. I want to be able to run a job to export data from my prod database and then use that ...
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SSIS - Derive column values based on join/subselect from a non-table source

I have a flat file source that contains a lot of duplicate records, which have the same key fields but differ by their "changed date". I need to split this up into two outputs, one for the "latest" ...
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Export data into word documents

My boss has a kindle and likes to save a lot of stuff to his clippings. Currently I'm going through and cutting out each clipping and pasting it into a seperate word document with the title of the ...
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SSIS SQL Server 2008 errors

I just want to know how to import data from source to SQL Server 2008 database using SSIS. I have a simple txt file (actually it's from this blog : ...
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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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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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SQL Server 2005: Integration Services Stored Packages is empty. Why?

I am trying to import, export SSIS packages. I know they are there. When I query msdb.dbo.sysdtspackages90 I get 22 packages. But when I connect to Integration Services on the server, the stored ...
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Not able to create SSISDB catalog

getting below error while trying to create catlog in slq server 2014 integration services. any idea what i missed in installation or anywhere else? The catalog backup file 'C:\Program ...
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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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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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In Job Step > Properties, only see two tabs: Package and Configuration

I am trying to set a job step that executes a package to use the 32-bit runtime, as it uses the SQL 10 driver against a SQL 2000 database. The job is running on SQL Server 2012. I see all kinds of ...
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SSIS Expressions Date Format get just YY for year

I found many articles on date formatting expressions in SSIS but I couldn't find one that specified how to get just the Year such as 13 for 2013 or 12 for 2012... I tried DATAPART("yy",GETDATE()) ...
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SSIS Visual Studio 2008 reference variable scope in expression builder

When creating an SSIS package in Visual Studio 2008, in the expression builder, I know I can reference a variable by using @[User::FilePath] for example but this only works if you are evaluating the ...
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Advice for ETL from Oracle to SQL Server?

I'm building a data mart in SQL Server which needs to extract each month from an Oracle database. Currently this is done by exporting to flat files, then running all the inserts/updates in SQL ...
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Optimizing SSIS Packages

I have a SSIS package that loads data in an Access DB to tables on a SQL Server DB. Currently I double click the package and execute it. There are times when there is a lot of data to load. My ...
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Moving data from Oracle to SQL Server : Table size optimization

I am loading data using SSIS from Oracle to an SQL Server database. One table I moved had a size of 4 MB under Oracle but when loaded to SQL Server, the size grows to 7.96 MB! I analyzed the size ...
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SSIS: “The buffer manager cannot write 8 bytes to file”

We have about 60 or more SSAS cubes on one server. All the cubes have the same structure. Each cube has a different size because each cube has a different underlying data warehouse. However the schema ...
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Using SQL Profiler on SSIS package

Is it possible to use SQL Server Profiler to trace a running SSIS package? I tried to do that, but all I can see in the trace is executing dp_sqlagent_... and the other internal commands! None of the ...
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SSIS error Property BackupDirectory is not available for Settings

I am trying to edit the SSIS Back Up Database Task And it gives the folowing error Property BackupDirectory is not available for Settings 'Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.Settings'. This ...
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SSIS Performance tuning

Suppose my system has 8GB RAM and I have installed SQL Server 2012 on it along with the DataTools. Sql server engine uses 6GB memory. Will the SSIS uses remaning memory apart from 6GB or it uses 6GB? ...
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Moving SSIS Packages to New Server

I have a number of SSIS packages in a number of folders on MSDB SSIS on SQL Server 2008R2. We are migrating to a new server host but remaining on SQL Server 2008R2. How can I copy/migrate these SSIS ...
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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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Encrypt/Decrypt output & input for SSIS task

I use SSIS packages to output the data from one system as Comma Separated Values, and then import that same data into a second system. I have a new requirement to encrypt the CSV text files that are ...
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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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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 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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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 ...
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SSIS 2012 Ftp parallel/asynchronous multiple file download

Any help would be appreciated with either scenario. if Are there any settings available to download multiple files in parallel from an FTP server? else If not, I guess I'll just roll my own via ...
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how to deal with a SSIS 2005 validation error in a script component

Within a script component, a strange error occurs. the (vb.net) code leads to build succeeded as mentioned, build done BUT and that's not really awesome (and, yes, design script was clicked): ...
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How does one select the histogram / scatterplot / etc. Data Viewers in SSIS 2012

I have a data flow task in SSIS 2012 and have created a flat file source and an OLE DB connection destination. I can select the data flow path between them as in earlier versions of SSIS and I can ...
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SQL Data Collector - SSIS required on source server?

For SQL Data Collector: Do you need SSIS (SQL Server Integration Services) installed on the server that you are collecting data from. Or can the packages be run from another server -- like the one ...
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uninstalling SSRS and SSIS from clustered SQL Server 2008 R2 SP1

Due to the security recommendation, i will need to uninstall the unused SSRS and SSIS component from a production cluster SQL Server 2008 R2 SP1, so what is the caveats and what do I require to do to ...
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How do I handle importing high amounts of transaction data into application DB?

For the moment, this is a hypothetical question. I've got a database that has a high level of transactional data coming into it. I also have a database that supports my website (my application ...
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script task sssis file extension is missing?

Hi I have problem with script task C# I create I have to prefix log file with date but my problem is not adding file extension log file is log_yyyy_MM_dd without extension I want ti extension log ...
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best way to deal with imperfect xls source file that needs to be imported into SQL via SSIS

The data is formatted like this: Date Type Account 1/1/14 AAA 111 112 113 BBB 114 115 ...
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SQL Server 2012 Agent Job not providing full failure message for SSIS Packages

(this was also posted at http://www.sqlservercentral.com/Forums/Topic1576641-2799-1.aspx) We are having an issue with 2012 SQL Servers not reporting why a job has failed, this is happening for jobs ...
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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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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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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 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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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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SSIS Suddenly Requires DCOM Permissions

I have recently deployed some SSIS packages. I made a job to run them one after another. However, I am now allowed to use MSDTC. So I chained the jobs together like I have done before, but now I am ...
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How to override SSIS 2008 package config file path?

I have an SSIS 2008 package with a single configuration named Config. I would like to use the dtexec /SET switch to change the path of the config file that it uses so our developers that build the ...
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How to avoid log space error while executing SSIS packages?

I'm executing ssis package with more than 70 million data's. But I'm facing issue as log space full error message while executing the package. Is there any option to resolve this issue?
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Connect to SQL Server 2012 Database from 2008 Agent Job containing 2008 SSIS Package

I'm planning the rollout of SQL Server 2012. My client has a number of SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) packages currently deployed to SSIS 2008 and consumed by SQL Server Agent Jobs defined on ...
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SSIS data transfers between two remote servers

Let's say I have three servers, ServerA, ServerB, and ServerC. ServerA has the production database, ServerB has the staging database, and ServerC has the data warehouse. I've created an SSIS package ...