Friday, June 17, 2011

SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 Integration Services - Consuming Web Services Using Script Task

The omnipresent nature of Web-based technologies expanded the concept of distributed environments with the ability to utilize services hosted on remote servers accessible via standard Internet protocols. This capability can be easily leveraged in SQL Server 2008 R2 Integration Services by employing Web Services Task, whose characteristics have already been covered in detail on this forum. However, in some cases, it might be required to reference Web Services directly from within a Script Task code. We will describe how such a need can be accommodated in this article.