Exercise: Find the differences between two lists of shopping centres

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Category ==> SSIS Integration Services  (40 exercises)
Topic ==> Lookup transforms  (4 exercises)
Level ==> Average difficulty
Course ==> Introduction to SSIS
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Open the Excel workbook in the above folder, and you should see that it contains two worksheets:

The details column

The Details column combines all of the other columns into a single value.

Your task is to list out the five rows in the original list which have been changed in the revised list, and see what they share in common.  To do this, first create a package called Beyond the Pale.  Here's what this package's control flow should do:

Control flow

The control flow should consist of two data flow tasks: one to read the entire original list into a cache, and one to then look up the revised details against this cache.


Here's what the two data flow tasks could look like:

First data flow task Second data flow task
First data flow task Second data flow task

When you run the package, it should give you five centres whose details have been in some way changed.  What do they all have in common?

Close the package, reflecting on the fact that its name now makes a bit more sense ... 

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