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Informer30
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Posted - 07/28/2014 :  17:25:36  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hi All,

I want to know the best way to insert approx 500 csv files.

Each file containing approx 70k rows.

Each csv comes with suffix of datetime

Please can you advise...

Thanks

tkizer
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Posted - 07/28/2014 :  17:45:57  Show Profile  Visit tkizer's Homepage  Reply with Quote
I would use SSIS, looping through the files.

Tara Kizer
SQL Server MVP since 2007
http://weblogs.sqlteam.com/tarad/
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jackv
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Posted - 07/30/2014 :  01:47:32  Show Profile  Visit jackv's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Another option is powershell , which has very good handling on reading csv files,fine manipulation in general and connecting to SQL Server.
It's usage will depend on how you manage you're overall SQL Server estate.
Is the structure the same on all csv files?

Jack Vamvas
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tm
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Posted - 07/31/2014 :  08:29:23  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Another option is to use BCP utility and Batch file to loop through CSV files in the folder.
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