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Powerful SSIS Source & Destination Components that allow you to easily connect SQL Server with live Instagram data through SSIS Workflows.

Use the Instagram Data Flow Components to synchronize with Instagram Users, Relationships, Media, Tags, etc. Perfect for data synchronization, local back-ups, workflow automation, and more!

How to Import Instagram Data into SQL Server using SSIS

Easily back up Instagram data to SQL Server using the SSIS components for Instagram.

Using SQL Server as a backup for critical business data provides an essential safety net against loss. Backing up data to SQL Server enables business users to more easily connect that data with features like reporting, analytics, and more.

This example demonstrates how to use the CData SSIS Tasks for Instagram inside of a SQL Server SSIS workflow to transfer Instagram data into a Microsoft SQL Server database.

Add the Components

To get started, add a new Instagram source and SQL Server ADO.NET destination to a new data flow task.

Create a New Connection Manager

Follow the steps below to save Instagram connection properties in a connection manager.

  1. In the Connection Manager window, right-click and then click New Connection. The Add SSIS Connection Manager dialog is displayed.
  2. In the Connection Manager type menu, select Instagram. The CData Instagram Connection Manager is displayed.
  3. Configure connection properties.

    Instagram uses the OAuth 2 authentication standard. You will need to obtain the OAuthClientId, OAuthClientSecret, and CallbackURL by registering an app with Instagram. See the help documentation for a guide.

Configure the Instagram Source

Follow the steps below to specify the query to be used to extract Instagram data.

  1. Double-click the Instagram source to open the source component editor.
  2. In the Connection Manager menu, select the connection manager previously created.
  3. Specify the query to use for the data extraction. For example: SELECT Link, LikesCount FROM Media
  4. Close the Instagram Source control and connect it to the ADO.NET Destination.

Configure the SQL Server Destination

Follow the steps below to specify the SQL server table to load the Instagram data into.

  1. Open the ADO.NET Destination and add a New Connection. Enter your server and database information here.
  2. In the Data access mode menu, select "table or view".
  3. In the Table Or View menu, select the table or view to populate.
  4. Configure any properties you wish to on the Mappings screen.

Run the Project

You can now run the project. After the SSIS Task has finished executing, your database will be populated with Instagram data.