SSIS Integration Services | Data flow tasks exercise | Export a CSV flat file to a SQL Server table

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Software ==> SSIS Integration Services  (46 exercises)
Version ==> SSIS 2012 and later
Topic ==> Data flow tasks  (4 exercises)
Level ==> Relatively easy
Subject ==> SSIS training
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In SQL Server Management Studio, open the script called Generate table of built-up areas in the above folder and execute it to show an empty table:

The table to fill

The table which we'll populate with data.


The folder above also contains a CSV file listing the top 20 UK built-up areas by population (the data comes from Wikipedia, and is from the 2011 census):

Population data

The population data we want to import.

Create a package called Go Manchester which uses an Execute SQL task to delete any old rows from the UKBuiltUpAreas table, then uses a data flow task to import the areas from the CSV file into this table.  Here's what the control flow and data flow could look like:

Control flow Data flow
Control flow Data flow

Run your package a couple of times to check that it gives you the top 20 built-up areas in the UK (as of the 2011 census):

The first few areas

The first few of the 20 areas.


Close your package down! 

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