Archive for the ‘SSIS’ Category

How-to load data fast into SQL Server 2016 (2016-10-24)

What will be the absolute fastest way to load data from a flatfile into a table within SQL Server 2016? A lot has changed since my initial post on this topic many years ago, ike the introduction of In-memory optimized tables and Updateable Columnstore table indexes. Also the list of data transport vehicles to choose […]

Data Merge made easy with the APS Upsert (2015-6-17)

Comparing and merging datasets are typically time consuming operations when data volumes increase: the traditional approaches to either load data into a staging table and compare the content against its destination table or using an ETL tool to run the compare both have a downside: there is a lot of data movement going on. You […]

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