# How do I find the Getdate in SSIS?

## How do I find the Getdate in SSIS?

The length of the return result from the GETDATE function is 29 characters.

- Syntax. Copy. GETDATE()
- Arguments. None.
- Result Types. DT_DBTIMESTAMP.
- Expression Examples. This example returns the year of the current date. DATEPART(“year”,GETDATE())
- See Also. GETUTCDATE (SSIS Expression) Functions (SSIS Expression)

## How do I concatenate an expression in SSIS?

To concatenate two numeric values, both numeric values must be explicitly cast to a string data type. A concatenation can use only one BLOB data type: DT_TEXT, DT_NTEXT, or DT_IMAGE. If either element is null, the result is null. String literals must be enclosed in quotation marks.

**What is expression in SSIS?**

An expression is a combination of symbols-identifiers, literals, functions, and operators-that yields a single data value. Simple expressions can be a single constant, variable, or function. More frequently, expressions are complex, using multiple operators and functions and referencing multiple columns and variables.

**What is Dt_str in SSIS?**

DT_STR. A null-terminated ANSI/MBCS character string with a maximum length of 8000 characters. (If a column value contains additional null terminators, the string will be truncated at the occurrence of the first null.) DT_WSTR.

### How do I get the current month name in SSIS?

Go to the properties of DayMonthName variable and write expressions as shown below. Now you have Month Name and DayName available through these two variables , Those can be used in expression with different transformations as required.

### How do you concatenate date and time in SSIS?

If you already have an SSIS package for reading in this information, then all you need to do is add a Derived Column transform. You’ll have to add those two values together by converting them to strings and back to a date, or by using DATEADD functions to add one to the other.

**How do I convert a string to an int in SSIS?**

Try applying a combination of DECIMAL and FLOAT. I tried a test of this and it worked. This first converts to a float and then to a decimal. But if you need to convert the string to an integer (as defined in the title of your question), then apply (DT_I4)TRIM(NAME1).

**How do I use parameters in SSIS?**

Create project parameters

- Open the project in SQL Server Data Tools.
- Right-click Project.
- Click the Add Parameter button on the toolbar.
- Enter values for the Name, Data Type, Value, Sensitive, and Required properties.
- Save the project to save changes to parameters.

## How do you write a case statement in SSIS?

We will use Derived Column Transformation to write expression to get our Region Name.

- Create your SSIS Package. Inside the SSIS Package, Bring Data Flow Task.
- Bring Multicast Transformation as test destination and then connect Derived Column Transformation to it. Add the Data Viewer so we can see the output.

## What is DT_I1?

DT_I1 A one-byte, signed integer. DT_I2 A two-byte, signed integer. DT_I4 A four-byte, signed integer. DT_I8 An eight-byte, signed integer. DT_NUMERIC An exact numeric value with a fixed precision and scale.