Microsoft SharePoint has taken the enterprise by storm. A staggering number of corporations today are using SharePoint as their collaborative and information backbone. A tremendous amount of information is being stored within SharePoint lists.
As such, it’s becoming more and more important to be able to quickly and easily extract the data in those lists and bring it into other platforms for analysis, reporting and storage. SQL Server Integration Services seems like the ideal tool for moving and transforming this type of data around, but accessing data in SharePoint lists is not a trivial task.
Unless of course you have Task Factory. Task Factory is a suite of SSIS components from Pragmatic Works. In this video, we’ll look at the SharePoint Source component.