... does anyone have any thoughts?
Yes. Why are you using SSIS for any of this other than extracting the file from the email? Just do a bulk insert into a staging table, validate the data, and have at the rest as you would with any other "upsert" queries.
Also, if this is something that's supposed to happen on a regular basis, why not just have the other party setup an FTP (or SFTP) and download the files instead of messing with emails?
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 usually not.
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