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Export Data from SQL Server to RSS through SSIS

Easily push SQL Server data to RSS using the CData SSIS Tasks for RSS.

SQL Server databases are commonly used to store enterprise records. It is often necessary to move this data to other locations. The CData SSIS Task for RSS allows you to easily transfer RSS feeds. In this article you will export data from SQL Server to RSS.

Add Source and Destination Components

To get started, add a new ADO.NET Source control and a new RSS Destination control to the data flow task.

Configure the ADO.NET Source

Follow the steps below to specify properties required to connect to the SQL Server instance.

  1. Open the ADO.NET Source and add a new connection. Enter your server and database information here.
  2. In the Data access mode menu, select "Table or view" and select the table or view to export into RSS.
  3. Close the ADO NET Source wizard and connect it to the destination component.

Create a New Connection Manager for RSS

Follow the steps below to set required connection properties in the Connection Manager.

  1. Create a new connection manager: In the Connection Manager window, right-click and then click New Connection. The Add SSIS Connection Manager dialog is displayed.
  2. Select CData RSS Connection Manager in the menu.
  3. Configure the connection properties.

    You can connect to RSS and Atom feeds, as well as feeds with custom extensions. To connect to a feed, set the URL property. You can also access secure feeds. A variety of authentication mechanisms are supported. See the help documentation for details.

Configure the RSS Destination

In the destination component Connection Manager, define mappings from the SQL Server source table into the RSS destination table and the action you want to perform on the RSS feeds. In this article, you will insert Latest News entities to RSS.

  1. Double-click the RSS destination to open the destination component editor.
  2. In the Connection Managers tab, select the connection manager previously created.
  3. In the Use a Table, menu, select Latest News. In the Action menu, select Insert.
  4. On the Column Mappings tab, configure the mappings from the input columns to the destination columns.

Run the Project

You can now run the project. After the SSIS Task has finished executing, data from your SQL table will be exported to the chosen table.