Checksum Transformation

The Checksum Transformation computes a hash value, the checksum, across one or more columns, returning the result in the Checksum output column. The transformation provides functionality similar to the T-SQL CHECKSUM function, but is encapsulated within SQL Server Integration Services, for use within the pipeline without code or a SQL Server connection. As featured in… Continue reading Checksum Transformation

File Watcher Task

The task will detect changes to existing files as well as new files, both actions will cause the file to be found when available. A file is available when the task can open it exclusively. This is important for files that take a long time to be written, such as large files, or those that… Continue reading File Watcher Task

RegexClean Transformation

Use the power of regular expressions to cleanse your data right there inside the Data Flow. This transformation includes a full user interface for simple configuration, as well as advanced features such as error output configuration. Two regular expressions are used, a match expression and a replace expression. The transformation is designed around the named… Continue reading RegexClean Transformation

SSMS copy and paste from results grid losing CR+LF – SQL Server 2016

When you start using SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) for SQL Server 2016, you may notice a new bug feature to do with the Results Grid. If you copy and paste one or more cells from the results grid the copied text loses any carriage returns (CR) and line feeds (LF). To avoid too much… Continue reading SSMS copy and paste from results grid losing CR+LF – SQL Server 2016