SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) - Bulk Insert task in SSIS

Introduction

In this article we are going to see how to use Bulk Insert task in SSIS. This task. as the name indicates, does a BULK insert of values to the destination. The destination can be any of the datasources as we have such as OLEDB, excel, etc. Let's jump into this and see how to use this task and how to configure the same using SSIS packaging.

Steps

Follow steps 1 to 3 on my first article to open the BIDS project and select the right project to work on an integration services project. Once the project is created, we will see how to use an Execute SQL task and create a table using it.
Drag and drop a Bulk Insert task from the tool box to the designer window as shown below.



The input file which has the bulk data to upload to the SQL Server will look like below.



Now double click on the Bulk Insert task to make the configuration. It will open the window as shown in the screen shwon below.



Here in the source we have selected the file and in the destination we have selected the table.
In the table at present we have the list of records as shown in the screen shown below; we will see after executing the package how many records are available.



Now we will execute the project and you will see the output.


Conclusion

So in this article we have seen on how to use Bulk Insert task in SSIS.