Import Open Exchange Rates Data into SQL Server using SSIS

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Open Exchange Rates SSIS Components

Powerful SSIS Components that allow you to easily connect SQL Server with live Open Exchange Rates Currency and economic data through SSIS Workflows.

Use the Open Exchange Rates Data Flow Components to synchronize with real-time currency exchange data. Perfect for data synchronization, local back-ups, automation, and more!

Easily back up Open Exchange Rates data to SQL Server using the SSIS components for Open Exchange Rates.

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 Open Exchange Rates inside of a SQL Server SSIS workflow to transfer Open Exchange Rates data into a Microsoft SQL Server database.

Add the Components

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

Create a New Connection Manager

Follow the steps below to save Open Exchange Rates 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 OpenExchangeRates. The CData Open Exchange Rates Connection Manager is displayed.
  3. Configure connection properties.

    The Open Exchange Rates API supports basic authentication with an App Id. After you register, your App Id is displayed in your account dashboard. Set this to the AppId connection property.

Configure the Open Exchange Rates Source

Follow the steps below to specify the query to be used to extract Open Exchange Rates data.

  1. Double-click the Open Exchange Rates 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 Id, Statistics_ViewCount FROM Projects
  4. Close the Open Exchange Rates 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 Open Exchange Rates 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 Open Exchange Rates data.