Import Azure Analysis Services Data into SQL Server using SSIS

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Azure Analysis Services SSIS Components

Powerful SSIS Source & Destination Components that allows you to easily connect SQL Server with Azure Analysis Services through SSIS Workflows.

Use the Azure Analysis Services Data Flow Components to synchronize with Azure Analysis Services AnalysisServicesData, and more. Perfect for data synchronization, local back-ups, workflow automation, and more!



Easily back up Azure Analysis Services data to SQL Server using the SSIS components for Azure Analysis Services.

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 Azure Analysis Services inside of a SQL Server SSIS workflow to transfer Azure Analysis Services data into a Microsoft SQL Server database.

Add the Components

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

Create a New Connection Manager

Follow the steps below to save Azure Analysis Services 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 AAS. The CData Azure Analysis Services Connection Manager is displayed.
  3. Configure connection properties.

    To connect to Azure Analysis Services, set the Url property to a valid server, for instance, asazure://southcentralus.asazure.windows.net/server, in addition to authenticating. Optionally, set Database to distinguish which Azure database on the server to connect to.

    Azure Analysis Services uses the OAuth authentication standard. OAuth requires the authenticating user to interact with Azure Analysis Services using the browser. You can connect without setting any connection properties for your user credentials. See the Help documentation for more information.

Configure the Azure Analysis Services Source

Follow the steps below to specify the query to be used to extract Azure Analysis Services data.

  1. Double-click the Azure Analysis Services 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 Country, Education FROM Customer WHERE Country = 'Australia'
  4. Close the Azure Analysis Services 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 Azure Analysis Services 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 Azure Analysis Services data.