[gdal-dev] MSSQLSpatial not using BCP to load

Mateusz Loskot mateusz at loskot.net
Tue Jun 30 05:43:48 PDT 2020

On Mon, 29 Jun 2020 at 15:53, Hector muro <muro.hector at gmail.com> wrote:
> As a part of a project I need to load quite big geojsons into SQL Server and I am using ogr2ogr to do so.
> Here is an example command I am using:
> ogr2ogr -f MSSQLSpatial "MSSQL:server=xxx;database=xxx;UID=xxx;PWD=xxx;DRIVER={ODBC Driver 17 for SQL Server}" -append --config SPATIAL_INDEX NO --config MSSQLSPATIAL_USE_BCP TRUE --config MSSQLSPATIAL_BCP_SIZE 10000 --config MSSQLSPATIAL_USE_GEOMETRY_COLUMNS NO -nln INM.nv_lv_ohline -nlt GEOMETRY -t_srs EPSG:27700 -s_srs EPSG:4326 -skipfailures -splitlistfields $DATA/data.json
> I found that it is very slow and I have been checking the SQL Server profiler (as suggested already in this thread: https://lists.osgeo.org/pipermail/gdal-dev/2018-May/048520.html) and I can confirm that it is trying to insert every record one-by-one, hence the slowness.
> What I can't get to understand is how to point gdal to my sql server installation.
> SQL Server version: 2016
> GDAL: 3.0.4

Double check your GDAL is built with MSSQL_BCP_SUPPORTED=1 macro defined

Best regards,
Mateusz Loskot, http://mateusz.loskot.net

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