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Flat File Source Patterns

  • Andy Leonard
  • Tim Mitchell
  • Matt Masson
  • Jessica Moss
  • Michelle Ufford
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Abstract

A common way to transfer data between systems is to export the source data to a flat file and then import the contents of this file into the destination database. Flat files come in all shapes, sizes, and types. There are no row-length limitations. File size is limited by the maximum size allowed by the operating system. When examining flat file types, there are two initial considerations: file format and schema. Common file formats of flat file sources include these:

Keywords

Data Flow File Source Package Parameter Flat File Connection Manager 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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© Andy Leonard 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • Andy Leonard
    • 1
  • Tim Mitchell
    • 1
  • Matt Masson
    • 1
  • Jessica Moss
    • 1
  • Michelle Ufford
    • 1
  1. 1.VAUnites States

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