How to convert SQL to CSV in SSIS

How to convert SQL to CSV in SSIS There are several tricks related to convert SQL to CSV. For example, dates, working with variables, converting text, working with stored procedures. In this article, we will work with several tips to convert SQL Server data to the CSV format using CSV. For this article, we will use the following […]

How to detect missing columns in SSIS

How to detect extra columns or missing columns Sometimes, we need to validate the input columns to check if there are some extra columns or missing columns in SSIS. ZappySys includes some pretty nice tools, but some of them cannot check the required values. To fix that problem, you can complement these tools with our Regular Expression Parser […]

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How to delay SSIS execution using Timer Task

Sometimes we need to delay task in SSIS and there is no simple way to do it. In this article, we will show a simple free task to do it. We will delay 1 minute a task and then we will show how to delay until a specific day and time.   How to delay SSIS tasks […]

SSIS PGP Encryption / Decryption (Using FREE GPG Tool)

Introduction In this new article, we will show you how to perform PGP encryption using SSIS (encrypt / decrypt files using public / private key). Our previous article was about SFTP using our SFTP task for SSIS. Now we will show how to encrypt the information. Requirements First of all, you will need SSDT for Business Intelligence for […]

How to read RSS feed in SSIS and ODBC (with pagination)

Introduction Read RSS feed in SSIS can be challenging. RSS named first RDF Site Summary and later named Rich Site Summary and Really Simple Syndication allows customer applications to be updated with the news of a site. For example, Microsoft RSS feeds, Apple RSS feeds, Samsung RSS feeds, etc.  With RSS the information comes to you directly and you do […]

Read / Write Shopify data in SSIS (REST API)

Introduction In our previous article, we saw how to call REST API in SSIS. Now in let’s use that knowledge and learn how to read/write Shopify data in SSIS. If you are not aware of Shopify then its one of the most popular eCommerce platforms out there for small shops who sell online. Shopify provides […]

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How to call REST API in MicroStrategy (JSON / XML SOAP)

 Introduction In this new article, we will show how to call REST API in MicroStrategy. MicroStrategy is a Business Intelligence company that provides powerful software to create nice charts, reports to take decisions. It started in 1993 and now it is one of the most popular Business Intelligence tools in the world because it is simple, intuitive and friendly. […]

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How to read REST API in Pentaho Kettle

Introduction In this article, we will learn how to read REST API in Pentaho Kettle. Pentaho is a very popular tool in Business Intelligence to integrate data for OLAP services and to create reports and dashboards. In this article, we will use our ZappySys ODBC PowerPack to connect to REST API in Pentaho Kettle. Our software requires the JDBC connector […]

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How to connect Java to REST API (JSON / SOAP XML)

Introduction In this new article, we will see how to connect Java to REST API using a simple connector. This ODBC driver allows connecting to REST API or a local file in Java using SQL queries. If you are familiar with SQL, you can easily access to REST API or JSON using simple SQL queries. This article mainly […]