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matt40k committed Dec 3, 2017
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Another day, another source of bad data. This time, it was a CSV.
{{< gist matt40k d30ab2858a1c2601606f8b2841ad3440 "file-troublesome.csv" >}}
{{< gist matt40k d30ab2858a1c2601606f8b2841ad3440 "troublesome.csv" >}}
As you can see, the format changes mid file. This makes importing tricky.
The way I tend to handle importing into SQL is to create staging tables with all the columns defined as varchar, then, once its imported into SQL, then convert it.

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