If you use SQL Agent, there is no need to introduce an additional programming domain into the call stack. Ditch xp_CmdShell and call bcp from a step with type CmdExec.
SSIS would be an equally capable tool to use here as well.
Ditch SSIS for an equally capable tool for this problem. Just use BULK INSERT and be done with it. :-)
is pronounced ree-bar and is a Modenism for R
First step towards the paradigm shift of writing Set Based code: Stop thinking about what you want to do to a row... think, instead, of what you want to do to a column.
Although they tell us that they want it real bad, our primary goal is to ensure that we dont actually give it to them that way.
Although change is inevitable, change for the better is not.
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