ETL and XSLT

Here is an XML data example

To load it all we need to do is to set data source type to XML and select appropriate XML tags for “Table Tag” and “Record Tag”

Data reader settings:

“Ignore Tags” is checked

There is no data in the grid because we have to transform XML into more readable format first, using XSLT.

About XSLT:

XSLT (Extensible Stylesheet Language Transformations) is a language for transforming XML documents into other XML documents, or other objects such as HTML for web pages, plain text or into XSL Formatting Objects which can then be converted to PDF, PostScript and PNG.

Typically, input documents are XML files, but anything from which the processor can build an XQuery and XPath Data Model can be used, for example, relational database tables, or geographical information systems.

Source: Wikipedia

XSLT:

To get to this dialog: open data reader properties, click XML file, check transform XML and click Magnifying glass button

Here is the result of the XSLT transformation:

More information about XSLT can be found here

For more technologies supported by our ETL Software see Advanced ETL Processor Versions and Visual Importer ETL Versions

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