PipelineBuffer.GetInt64 Method

Gets the long stored in the PipelineBuffer column.

Namespace:  Microsoft.SqlServer.Dts.Pipeline
Assembly:  Microsoft.SqlServer.PipelineHost (in Microsoft.SqlServer.PipelineHost.dll)


Public Function GetInt64 ( _
    columnIndex As Integer _
) As Long
Dim instance As PipelineBuffer
Dim columnIndex As Integer
Dim returnValue As Long

returnValue = instance.GetInt64(columnIndex)
public long GetInt64(
    int columnIndex
long long GetInt64(
    int columnIndex
member GetInt64 : 
        columnIndex:int -> int64 
public function GetInt64(
    columnIndex : int
) : long


  • columnIndex
    Type: System.Int32
    The index of the column in the buffer row.

Return Value

Type: System.Int64
The long stored in the PipelineBuffer column.


This method works with the DT_I8 data type in Integration Services.

If the value of the column is null, the PipelineBuffer produces a ColumnIsNullException. You can check for null by calling the IsNull method.

For a complete list of Integration Services data types and the corresponding Get and Set methods of the PipelineBuffer class to use with each type, see Working with Data Types in the Data Flow.