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Create/write to an Excel 2007/2010 spreadsheet from an SSIS package

Excel spreadsheets are useful for distributing data generated by SQL Server. EPPlus is an open source .NET library that reads/writes Excel 2007/2010 files using the Open Office XML format (XLSX). It is a mature project, and plays well with SSIS.

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Encrypt a file from SSIS using the Advanced Encryption Standard (AES)

This article demonstrates how to create a CLR assembly that can encrypt or decrypt a file with AES-256 cryptography, how to reference the CLR assembly from an SSIS script task, and how to generate an MD5 checksum file so that its recipient can confirm the integrity of the encrypted file.

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2014-05-13

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How to create an SSIS conditional data flow task

This article demonstrates how to selectively channel records from a flat-file data source to separate destination tables in an SSIS package using a combination of multicast, data-conversion and conditional-split data flow transformation elements within a data flow task.

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2014-04-10

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How to implement SHA-2 in SQL Server 2005 or 2008 with a CLR assembly

SQL Server 2012 supports SHA-256 and SHA-512 through the HASHBYTES() function, but earlier versions of SQL Server do not. SHA-256, SHA-384 and SHA-512 can, however, be implemented in SQL Server 2005 or SQL Server 2008 with the CLR assembly described in this article.

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2013-10-07

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