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Export Data from SQL Server to SendGrid through SSIS

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

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 SendGrid allows you to easily transfer SendGrid data. In this article you will export data from SQL Server to SendGrid.

Add Source and Destination Components

To get started, add a new ADO.NET Source control and a new SendGrid 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 SendGrid.
  3. Close the ADO NET Source wizard and connect it to the destination component.

Create a New Connection Manager for SendGrid

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 SendGrid Connection Manager in the menu.
  3. Configure the connection properties.

    To make use of all the available features, provide the User and Password connection properties.

    To connect with limited features, you can set the APIKey connection property instead. See the "Getting Started" chapter of the help documentation for a guide to obtaining the API key.

Configure the SendGrid Destination

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

  1. Double-click the SendGrid 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 AdvancedStats. 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.