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Jun 16, 2004, 06:01 #1
SQL Server Web Publishing Assistant
Does anyone have experience of using this?
I am setting up a DTS job to import the contents of a text file into a table.
I want to use the Web Publishing Assistant to write this data out to an html file which I will include elsewhere.
I thought this would reduce server load, over just including an asp file that queries the database every time the page is called (which will be a lot!)
I am having a go at this tonight but would appreciate any advice you may have.
Jun 22, 2004, 08:50 #2
Works fine, but is more complicated than it appears.
I recall that you need to change a lot of how IIS works for it to be able to work, plus a lot of user rights issues which for me were just too much hassle.
An alternative would be to chnage your DTS so that it creates a new table to store the data. Churning out this data repeatedly shouldn't be a problem, and if it is you can store the resulting recordset as a dissociated, XML recordset in an application variable instead of fetching it from the db repeatedly.