How to TRUNCATE or empty a SQL Server table within SSIS Data Flow

Scott Johnson 1 Reputation point

I do understand that I can simply add a TRUNCATE TABLE command inside an EXECUTE SQL TASK within my Control Flow, prior to calling my Data Flow. However, I want to do this within the Data Flow instead? There is a reason I want to do it this way I just don't want to get into the long explanation as to why. Has anyone ever done this?

Thanks in advance.

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  1. ZoeHui-MSFT 34,996 Reputation points

    Hi @Scott Johnson ,

    You may use OLE DB Command Transformation in Data Flow.

    The OLE DB Command transformation runs an SQL statement for each row in a data flow. For example, you can run an SQL statement that inserts, updates, or deletes rows in a database table. I tested that it could also truncate the table.




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