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SSIS Integration Services | Data flow tasks exercise | Import an Excel workbook of songs about food to SQL Server
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In SQL Server Management Studio, open the script in the above folder and execute it to get an empty table called FoodMusic:
The table you need to fill!
Open the Excel workbook in the above folder to have a look at its contents:
You might be beginning to guess where this is going ...
Close the Excel workbook, and create a package called If music be the food which imports the Excel workbook's data into the SQL Server table:
Your data flow task could look something like this.
Run this package - you should get a table of food songs in the FoodMusic table in SQL Server:
The table is populated when you run this package.
Run the package a second time - you should find you get another set of 6 songs. Add an Execute SQL task to the control flow of your package to run this command:
TRUNCATE TABLE FoodMusic
Here's what your final control flow could look like:
Again, feel free to give your tasks completely different names to these!
Run the package to check that you only get 6 songs in the SQL Server table, then close the package.