Bulk Insert Uipath

Hello, you can please illustrate to me how to use Bulk insert with sql, to make a much faster data load to a sql database

Hi @Sergio_Andres_Carmona,
Welcome to the Community!
Could you precise the task you would like to do and describe it a little?

Hello, I want to insert data in a bulk SQL database, I am currently using INSERT, but when there is a lot of data the load is slow, I want to know if the load can be made faster

From what I see the Insert activity is working based on DataTable type only so there is not much what can be done here.

I know this response is a bit delayed, but I had the same issues and I couldn’t find a good solution on these forums. I was able to get it working using the following:

  1. Add the ‘Invoke Code’ Activity
  2. Add the following Import: System.Data.SqlClient
  3. Add the following arguments:
ConnectionString - In - String - "DB CONNECTION STRING"
TargetTable - In - String - "TARGET TABLE NAME"
DataToInsert - In - DataTable - DTVARIABLE
  1. Add the following code:
Using SQLConnection As SqlConnection = New SqlConnection(ConnectionString)
	Using BulkCopy As SqlBulkCopy = New SqlBulkCopy(SQLConnection)
		BulkCopy.DestinationTableName = TargetTable
		Catch ex As Exception
		End Try
	End Using
End Using

For any that may come across this - a new Bulk Insert activity was added in v1.5.0 in Oct 2021: https://docs.uipath.com/activities/docs/release-notes-database-activities#v150

@Pablito, An enhancement to that activity to expose the BatchSize arg and allow optional column mapping would be really helpful.

Thank you for your suggestion @Kristen, I’ve saved it our internal ideas tracker to be considered in the future.

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Thank you very much, Maciej!!