SSIS Build Simplest test project

This post showing you how to develop a simple test SSIS package. Pre-requisite, you need to have SSDT for Visual Studio 2015 or above. This sample only require text file. No other data source is required. You need to know the basic of C#.

To start, Create a SSIS project, Drag Data Flow Task into Control Flow.

Double click the data Flow Task,

Drag Script Component to Data Flow pane.

Select Source.

Go to Inputs and Outputs on the left pane. In Output Columns choose Add Column. Here I added NameOut and IdOut as Unicode string. Click OK.

Click Script. Click Edit Script…

Add the below code to CreateNewOutputRows() method.

public override void  CreateNewOutputRows()


    string[] strId = new
    string[2] { “1”, “2” };

    string[] strName = new
    string[2] { “Laptop”, “PC” };


    Output0Buffer.IdOut = strId[0];

    Output0Buffer.NameOut = strName[0];


    Output0Buffer.IdOut = strId[1];

   Output0Buffer.NameOut = strName[1];


Save and close the code window. Click OK.

Drag Flat File Destination Double click on Flat File Destination.

Click New. Select Delimited. Click OK.

Here I type in File name c:\temp\output.txt. Provided you have a c:\temp directory. Select Column names in the first data row.

Click Columns. To check on the column names. Click OK.

Click on Mapping to confirm the mapping. Click OK. You can run the package to test now.

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Since March 2011 Microsoft Live Spaces migrated to Wordpress ( till now, I have is over 1 million viewers. This blog is about more than 50% telling you how to resolve error messages, especial for Microsoft products. The blog also has a lot of guidance teaching you how to get stated certain Microsoft technologies. The blog also uses as a help to keep my memory. The blog is never meant to give people consulting services or silver bullet solutions. It is a contribution to the community. Thanks for your support over the years. Ming Man is Microsoft MVP since year 2006. He is a software development manager for a multinational company. With 25 years of experience in the IT field, he has developed system using Clipper, COBOL, VB5, VB6, VB.NET, Java and C #. He has been using Visual Studio (.NET) since the Beta back in year 2000. He and the team have developed many projects using .NET platform such as SCM, and HR based applications. He is familiar with the N-Tier design of business application and is also an expert with database experience in MS SQL, Oracle and AS 400.
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