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Savi
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India
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Posted - 02/16/2011 :  00:30:14  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hi Friends,
I am having a scenario of inserting data from flat file to sql server in SSIS

The requirements are

1.Flat file consisting of 100 records
2.program should do a batch insert of say 10 records at a time in a sql server table

I dont know how can we insert the records in a batch..Is there any solution for it..Please guide me





Savitha

YellowBug
Aged Yak Warrior

United Kingdom
616 Posts

Posted - 02/17/2011 :  05:22:08  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
You can specify the batch size in the Advanced Editor for ADO NET Destination.
Look under the Custom Properties for BatchSize.
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joe_bolla
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Posted - 12/05/2011 :  06:45:34  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
What you can do is read the content from the flat file, format the data you want to insert into sql server into an XML format. the use SQL Server XML to insert it in one go as follows:
1. You declare and set an xml variable

declare @test nvarchar(max), @testxml xml

set @test = '<topic><dialog id="1" answerId="41">
<comment>comment 1</comment>
</dialog>
<dialog id="2" answerId="42" >
<comment>comment 2</comment>
</dialog>
<dialog id="3" answerId="43" >
<comment>comment 3</comment>
</dialog>
</topic>'

set @testxml = cast(@test as xml)

2. You run a simple XPath Query as follows:

insert @answerTemp
SELECT ParamValues.ID.value('@id','int') ,
ParamValues.ID.value('@answerId','int') ,
ParamValues.ID.value('(comment)[1]','VARCHAR(1000)')
FROM @testxml.nodes('topic/dialog') as ParamValues(ID)


View more details and code comments here: http://www.cyberminds.co.uk/blog/articles/how-to-insert-multiple-rows-in-sql-server.aspx

Thanks



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visakh16
Very Important crosS Applying yaK Herder

India
52317 Posts

Posted - 12/05/2011 :  06:54:51  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by Savi

Hi Friends,
I am having a scenario of inserting data from flat file to sql server in SSIS

The requirements are

1.Flat file consisting of 100 records
2.program should do a batch insert of say 10 records at a time in a sql server table

I dont know how can we insert the records in a batch..Is there any solution for it..Please guide me





Savitha


Why not dump the entire contents onto a staging table with an identity column and then use looping logic to fetch 10 records at a time from it?

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