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Old November 28th, 2005, 04:52 PM
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Hi

I am a novice with SQL Server (currently reading Wrox's SQL Server 2000 Programming) and am wondering whether the following is possible?..

Scenario - I have a directory of about 1000 html files of which I need to find the most effective way of getting the content of these files and their filename into a SQL server database on my web host's server.

ID field = filename
Content field = html code

Is it possible to achieve this using DTS?

Many thanks in advance!

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Old November 29th, 2005, 01:29 PM
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Yes it is
use the file system object to loop through a directory, get the filename, read the content into a string and store the string into a table
Go to http://www.sqldts.com for examples

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Old November 30th, 2005, 05:37 AM
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Thats an excellent online resource.

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