SSIS Integration Services | Looping over files exercise | Combine several CSV files of TV episodes into a single table

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Software ==> SSIS Integration Services  (46 exercises)
Version ==> SSIS 2012 and later
Topic ==> Looping over files  (3 exercises)
Level ==> Harder than average
Subject ==> SSIS training
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If you don't already have a table called BigBangEpisodes in your current database, run the SQL script in the folder above in Management Studio to generate one.

Create a package called Big Bang which loops over the CSV files in the above folder, importing each into the above table to get:

Final table

The first 3 episodes from the final table, in alphabetical title order.

You'll need at some stage to create an expression for the ConnectionString property of the flat file connection.  Note: you're not allowed to use the MultiFlatFile connection - that would be cheating!

When you've got this working, close the package down. 

You can unzip this file to see the answers to this exercise, although please remember this is for your personal use only.
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