SSIS ETL from SQL Azure database to Azure Blob Storage

This post is to show you want to use SSIS with full Azure environment, SQL Azure database and Azure Blob Storage. The pre-requisites to this article are; 1, Visual Studio 2017 and above. 2. You need to be familiar with SSIS basic. 3. You need to know how to create SQL Azure database, and lastly 4. You need to know how to create Azure Blob Storage.

1. Create a SQL Azure connection using OLEDB connection. You can get the server name from Azure portal if you cannot remember the server name.

2. Create an Azure Storage connection. Get the access key from Azure portal then insert into SSIS Azure Storage Connection Manager Editoer.

3. Drag a Data Flow Task onto Control Flow pane. Double click the Data Flow Task.

4. Drag a OLE DB Source and Azure Data Destination and connect them.

5. Double click the OLD DB Source to configure the data source. I duplicated the Products table in Northwind database as ProductsTemp table.

I6. Double click the Azure Data Destination to configure a text file.

You can now extract the data from SQL Azure Database and output it to a text file.

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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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