Businesses with effective business intelligence (BI) tools are better able to understand what is going on with their databases, enabling firms to make informed decisions. Looking ahead, several trends are expected to take shape and impact the BI landscape, ITWeb recently reported.
Big data is currently sweeping through the IT industry at a staggering pace, making it crucial for businesses to keep up with the trend in order to effectively utilize the information stored on their databases. A recent survey of corporate executives by the Economist Intelligence Unit and sponsored by Alteryx found that nearly 80 percent said employees need to access big data so they can make educated decisions.
Cloud-based business intelligence solutions offer businesses many advantages, including ways to keep up with changing IT trends and options to lower operating costs. In an interview with TechTarget, industry expert Alan Fang talked about how these systems are so helpful for clients utilizing such services.
In this quick presentation I’ll demonstrate how you can use a SSIS package in SQL Server 2008 to loop through multiple files of a certain type in order to load data into your database.
Here is a way to create an SSIS that audits the transfer of data each step of the way. The main transformations used for this are: