Import / Export data from Amazon Athena using SSIS

Introduction In our previous post we explored unlimited possibilities to call Amazon AWS API using SSIS. Now in this post we will learn how to import / export data from Amazon Athena using SSIS. Amazon Athena is very similar service like Google BigQuery which we documented already.  To read data from Amazon Athena we will use […]

How to generate XML with namespace / prefix in SSIS

Introduction In this post you will see how to generate XML which has namespace and prefix for elements. We will use SSIS XML Generator Transform for this purpose. Common pattern would be generate XML SOAP message using XML Generator Transform and send to Web service using SSIS Web API Destination. For full tutorial on how […]

How to create BIML custom task or component

Introduction BIML or Business Intelligence Markup Language is a nice technology that lets you generate SSIS packages using a bit of scripting and parameters.  Check for more info if you are new to it: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Business_Intelligence_Markup_Language http://bimlscript.com/ In this article we will cover the points how to create BIML custom task or component. For this purpose […]

How to make Path / URL dynamic in SSIS

Problem Most of SSIS PowerPack components support simple text placeholders engine to make things dynamic without using Complex Steps of SSIS Expression Engine. So let’s look at how to make Path / URL or other input values dynamic in SSIS. To show you how to do that we will use JSON Source component, but basically, […]

How to read Salesforce data in SSIS – Export to SQL Server

Introduction In this tutorial, you will learn how to read data from Salesforce to SQL Server using SSIS Salesforce Source. In this article, we will extract Salesforce contacts and import them into a SQL Server database table. Also, you will learn how to do basic filtering on the contacts and get only a subset of them. Finally, […]

How to load JSON / REST API to SQL Server in SSIS

Introduction REST API is becoming the most popular way to communicate between multiple systems. In this blog post you will learn how to read data from JSON REST API or JSON File and import API to SQL Server Table (or any other target e.g. Oracle, MySQL, Flat File). We will use drag and drop approach (yes no coding […]

How to configure MongoDB SSL Connection in SSIS

Introduction MongoDB comes with SSL support which can secure your end to end communication. However setting up MongoDB SSL Connection may require some configuration on both sides (i.e. Server and Client side). In this post our goal is to secure your MongoDB Integration in SSIS. Now lets look at steps to configure SSL in MongoDB. Configure […]

Tip – How to check file size before download from URL

Introduction In this article you will see how to use SSIS REST API Task to get file size without actually downloading it.       Prerequisites Before we look into Step-By-Step section to get file size from URL let’s make sure you met following requirements. SSIS designer installed. Sometimes it is referred as BIDS or SSDT […]