Archive: July 2011

  • Pattern matching in SSIS using Regular Expressions and the Script component

    One of my favourite features of SSIS is the script component, and I know I’m not alone. Why? Because it brings the entire might of the .NET framework to SSIS, providing C# (in SQL 2008 onwards) and VB.NET extensibility for all those times where SSIS doesn’t quite have enough functionality out of the box. Such as? Well a problem I’ve come across a number of times is string parsing. Trying to search for and extract a specific pattern of…

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