Other Transformations

Other transformations are important as well. The Export Column transformation exports partial data from the pipeline into a file. The Import Column transformation reads data from a file and adds into the pipeline. The Audit transformation includes environmental data such as system data or login name into the pipeline. The Row Count transformation counts the number of rows in the pipeline and stores the data to a variable. Most of these are simple transformations; however, the Slowly Changing Dimension (SCD) transformation is relatively complex, but it provides a configuration wizard that makes the task of loading a dimension table much easier. You will be working through a Hands-On exercise to use a SCD transformation.

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