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'Extract, Transform and Load': Data load processing, normally in the context of data warehouse systems.

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How to establish ETL connection between Oracle 9 and Google Cloud (BigQuery)? [closed]

I just acquired Google Cloud, and would like to create a data warehouse. My first task will be to import (automatically, preferably on a daily basis) data from an old Oracle 9 database, to a GCP, ...
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Tool to help breaking multitenant into a single tenant [closed]

Oracle 11.2.0.4 I've been tasked with breaking out a single customer from our multitenant system into a separate system. And the data will have to be continuously updated. This is a large system ...
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Strategies/Resources for implementing data lineage in an ETL process?

I'm struggling to articulate my need here. I've been tasked with developing a significant ETL process dealing with warehouse item costs in a major grocery chain using the full Microsoft Stack. I'd ...
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Database - limit of reading a table with a lot of concurrent batch read and writes

We have this table. It contains data which will be picked up by an hourly batch job for processing. Five times a day, there are also multiple batch ETL jobs which get data from other source table and ...
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How can I run an ETL job only on rows added since the last run?

I currently have a flow in Google Dataprep (Trifacta) that operates on my datasource and stores the output in BigQuery. Running the job on the entire data is slow, expensive and unnecessary; I'd like ...
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Data Pipeline load bulk tables in one time

I am using AWS Data Pipeline for copying my RDS MySQL Database to Redshift. I need to create separate pipeline for each table and each pipeline create new EC2 instance. (Process takes time). Problem ...
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Date getting truncated on PDI 7.1 for salesforce DB - Need workaround

We are working on transformation which inserts date into a salesforce DB and are seeing issues. Below are the issues: A transformation working in PDI CE 6.1 do not work in CE 7.1 or CE 8.3. Error : ...
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TIMESTAMP OR DateUpdate

I want to implement incremental ETL on some of my sql server tables, so I need a new column like UpdatedDate to track change dates of my records. I want to transfer only updated and inserted records, ...
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Does loading data to temp table improve performance?

When I write stored procedure I use views that have calculation inside them and so if I have to reuse the view multiple times in my procedure, I load it to a temp table and then use the temp table ...
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SSRS managed shared subscriptions data from from database

While running an ETL process we need to pause the shared managed SSRS subscriptions and then enable them and run them accordingly when our ETL has progressed. In order to do that we take a backup of ...
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SSIS Slow Data Transfer between Oracle and SQL Server 2016

I am trying to design a process that transfers data from Oracle to SQL Server 2016 by using SSIS. It is done with the aim of removing productive processes from an SQL Server 2000 instance, where the ...
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Specifying Order of Executing Stored Procedures

Issue: The order in which my stored procedures are called produces no errors if run independently, but when run as once, yields the following error: Msg 2627, Level 14, State 1, Procedure ...
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Parallel insert and delete into staging tables

I work on a small system that receives quite a lot of data from multiple sources (hundreds of them). Depending on few factors I can get anywhere from few rows to a couple of thousands (in fact ...
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Are temporary columns a good solution for loading data for a small scale data migration?

Our team is facing the following scenario. We're trying to import data from a denormalized data set in MySQL into a normalized MySQL database and are unsure of what a good solution would be for ...
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Transactional Replication data during rebuild

To offload reporting I have transactional replication running between my prod box and my reporting server (top image #1). This works great until the snapshot has to be rebuilt. During this time users/...
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SSIS data flow gets stuck reading table with no errors

When I'm doing ETL in SSIS, the data flow task "pauses" reading from the source transactional Live IO DB (the one on the left). It stops reading the data and "pauses" on random rows and then does ...
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Window Function to get pairs of records and compute the time difference

I'm working with an event dataset as the one in the example below: Event_Type Event_Timestamp Is_Active A 2010-10-01 00:00:00 1 B 2010-10-01 00:00:01 1 A ...
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Is it faster to truncate destination and copy all source data or lookup and keep only non-matching data with SSIS transfer packages?

I am building an Azure SQL DB database and to do this I will have to regularly (weekly-monthly) pull data from various other servers. I am designing SSIS packages to do this and whilst most of the ...
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Linked server returned message “Query timeout expired.”

We have two separate SQL Servers. On one server we have a data warehouse (DWH), on the other we have sales information database. Now on the DWH server there is an ETL job that collects the ...
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SSIS comparison load between new, updated and deleted records and populate a staging database

So far, My control flow looks like: Execute SQL Task - This executes a statement that creates a staging table. If one exists, it is dropped so everytime the package is run, the staging table will be ...
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What do I need to develop an integration service to extract data from an Oracle DB to a SQL Server DB using Visual Studio 2015? [closed]

I have to develop an ETL to extract some data from an Oracle DB 11g to a SQL Server 2017 DB. I am pretty new at all this technology so I would like some advices. The strongest problem so far is to ...
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How to handle schema changes in source systems when running an ETL?

How do people typically handle schema changes in source systems when running an ETL as part of an EDW? For example when a column you were operating on disappears and your ETL breaks.
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Migrating Access Saved Import Specifications to SSIS Package

We currently receive a multi-hundred column flat file from a vendor, and the tech prior to me had created an import specification in Microsoft Access to automatically split the file into the right ...
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Can Transactional Replication and triggers be used for near-realtime ETL [closed]

We want to have a data warehouse synced with our production OLTP database in near realtime. Is it possible to do this with Transactional Replication and triggers? How we currently ETL We use sql ...
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ETL, Production, Development — Should these be different servers? Instances?

You can say I've become an "accidental DBA" as people have left this company and I'm managing many aspects of the BI system now suddenly. My predecessor left quite the mess regardless but I'm trying ...
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How to Represent a VARCHAR Column with XML Data in a Fact Table?

I have SQL Server 2016 environment and I have decided to design a source table with holds some sort of event data as a transactional fact table. The table has about a million rows, and generates about ...
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What is a scalable way to simulate HASHBYTES using a SQL CLR scalar function?

As part of our ETL process, we compare rows from staging against the reporting database to figure out if any of the columns have actually changed since the data was last loaded. The comparison is ...
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When to Disable and Recreate Indexes in Data Warehouse ETL?

We are moving data from Staging Database into Kimball Data Warehouse DB. I am hearing different ideas regarding when to disable and rebuild indexes. Stage tables are truncated every day for each new ...
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Datawarehouse Staging Tables: Null or Not Null

We are loading data from OLTP into Staging Tables with SSIS, then into Kimball data warehouse with ETL process. We are inquiring about staging tables, if they should have null/not null constraints. ...
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Structured .TXT Data To A Proper DBMS [closed]

I'm presented with multiple .txt documents (each with its own set of columns) containing rows separated by some type of delimiter (which is different across the files). Each .txt file has different ...
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Query or ETL process to insert data into fact tables in SSMS

I'm working on creating a star schema for my project. I want to use it for reporting. I have used Google Play Store dataset from Kaggle. The thing that I'm having trouble loading data into my fact ...
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Increase frequency of updates (ETL process) to Data Warehouse

Our data warehouse is updated only once every 24 hours (at night). The ETL process takes a little over an hour to complete. I am wondering how to increase the frequency of the ETL process - so running ...
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SQL Staging Tables: Primary Key Clustered or Heap

We are taking legacy flat txt files and inserting them into stage tables with SSIS.The question arose whether table should have primary clustered key index or not. This is direct flat file import with ...
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SSIS Installation on Dedicated Server

We are planning on installing SSIS 2016 on a new dedicated ETL server. The packages will be called from SQL Server Agent (on a separate server), or from an application (again on a separate server). ...
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What's your data ETL methodology? [closed]

I think this is more like an open question: How do you do the ETL for your company? We are using MySQL as our database management system and we have a production schema. Every month, when we received ...
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Efficiently bulk upsert unrelated rows

As part of a manual replication process between databases with different but related schemas, for each table, we identify new and modified records in the source database and feed them via a table ...
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How to copy selected table data from sql server to mysql on a daily basis? [closed]

I am having a retail pos application with MSSQL database. Now I need to transfer selected table data from SQL server to MYSQL database on a daily basis like job. How to achive this?
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SSIS ETL or CDC - real time DWH reporting

I am currently working on SSIS package for continuous incremental data loads of the tables (40 tables now and expected to increase in near future) from OLTP system to a Reporting database residing on ...
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SQL Fastest Way to find Data Difference Between Two Tables

I am trying to locate fastest way to find difference between two tables. The first table is populated from text files daily, the second table is maintained in our database. We need to add data that ...
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reseed auto_increment to specific number?

Is it possible to set the identity column of a table to start from a specific value? I'm converting an ETL stage from mysql to a sql server database where a staging database loads records with a ...
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Can ETL access Data while Rebuild Index Operation is running

Can I get some help to understand below questions: We have a ETL job running (Datawarehouse Server) and weekly index operations (Production Server)(Ola Hallengren script) , below questions are ...
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How do I run a stored procedure only on newest data loaded?

My database has a table where the data is loaded from an Excel upload. Then, a stored procedure is run on the data to validate it and insert it to another table. Currently, my stored procedure will ...
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Handling variable fields in a CSV file with JSON?

Im trying to figure out the engineering to get a CSV file into PostgreSQL. Requirements: The CSV has X number of predetermined required fields The CSV file has Y number of dynamic fields Example: ...
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Is it bad practice to use a data-warehouse for providing reorganized non-BI data?

The Primary goal is the case-optimized data representation. The idea is to gather data from several databases, save the data in a data-warehouse and restructure/connect the data in data marts(similar ...
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SQL Bulk import vs SSIS in Simplicity

We are deciding between bulk insert or SSIS. We have a simple spreadsheet with 5 columns, customerid, cost, date, product name, etc. The spreadsheet is generally only around 200 rows every week. All ...
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Is it impossible to force MariaDB users to SSL?

First of all, my english is really bad, so sorry for my english mistakes. I have a MariaDB 10.2.15. I installed SSL, and its working fine, but I cant force use SSL to users. my.cnf: [mysqld] ssl ssl-...
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SSIS - dynamically merging a group of files

I'm trying to create an import package for our new mssql database and I'm having to merge a group of 20 files together to be fed into a table on the database. However not all of those 20 files will be ...
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Multiple Agent Jobs Running same SSIS Package

I have the following doubt, is there a possibility to have faild a Job when are running simultaneously as the following example: 4 SQL Agent Jobs running the same SSIS in different schedules, I've ...
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Character Conversion Issue Importing From CSV File

After doing a load of CSV files, there are various words that are "written" to the database incorrectly. Some examples: Diã¡ria should be Diária Crã©dito should be Crédito Ligaã§ãµes should be ...
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Login failed for user 'NT AUTHORITY\ANONYMOUS LOGON' for SSIS

I have a SSIS package which is perform data migration between MySQL database and SQL server database. When I manually run it from visual studio or from SQL Server Management Studio, it ran ...