How to convert JSON to CSV File using SSIS

Introduction In this article, you will learn how to convert JSON to CSV File using SSIS. Sometimes you need to convert JSON file to a CSV, which resides in your local disk or somewhere on the Internet, be it a simple download link or a more sophisticated API call. Using ZappySys SSIS PowerPack together with […]

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, […]

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How to register Facebook OAuth App for Graph API Access

Introduction In this article, you will learn how to register Facebook OAuth App (Graph API) for data access using SSIS PowerPack REST API Connectors. Using SSIS PowerPack you can consume/manage Facebook data by calling Graph API. These connectors have drag and drop UI so you can do data integration without any coding (e.g. C#, Java, […]

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How to register Google OAuth Application (Get ClientID and ClientSecret)

Introduction In our previous article we understood little bit about OAuth 2.0 Protocol. We talked how to use Default App for ease of use. However In this post you will learn how to register Google OAuth Application so you can access various Google Services programmatically (e.g Youtube, Google Analytics, AdWords, DoubleClick etc.). Here is the […]

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Understanding REST API Pagination in SSIS / ODBC Drivers

Introduction In this blog post, you will learn concepts and patterns about REST API Pagination (JSON / XML / SOAP or CSV API). We will describe methods and steps to implement REST API Pagination in SSIS PowerPack or  ODBC PowerPack API Drivers without coding. Both Products share similar user interface with minor difference. For example purpose […]

Reading JSON Arrays from file / REST API

Introduction REST API is becoming more and more common and with that you will see explosion in use of JSON data format. One of the questions we get a lot is “How to extract or read array from JSON data file” or “How to read multiple arrays from JSON data“. Example : Store JSON document […]

How to read Twitter data in SSIS using REST API Call

Introduction In this article you will how to Read Twitter data in SSIS using SSIS JSON Source and SSIS REST API Web Service Task. You will also learn about latest OAuth 2.0 Protocol to simplify REST API access. Twitter REST API Authentication In order to fetch any data from twitter using OAuth REST API calls […]

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How to Call REST API in SSIS – Read JSON / XML / CSV

Introduction REST API is becoming more and more popular in Data Integration landscape. If you are SSIS Developer (not a coder) and stumbled upon a question what is REST API and “how to consume API inside SSIS package?” then you are at the right place :). We encourage you to read this article carefully and follow […]