SSIS Catalog Compare Code Promotion with DILM Deployment Utility

This post is a follow-up to my recent post titled Promoting SSIS Catalog Objects Between Lifecycle Management Tiers. DILM Deployment Utility is a great way to encapsulate SSIS Catalog folders as code in sccpac files. Drop the files in a git repo, add, commit, and push, and viola, scripts for your SSIS Catalog folder(s) and …
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Promoting SSIS Catalog Objects Between Lifecycle Management Tiers

Code promotion is essential to DevOps. One problem solved by SSIS Catalog Compare is code promotion via scripting between Development, Test, Pre-Production, and Production lifecycle management tiers*. In the video, I demonstrate: One gap (scripting all SSIS objects stored in the SSIS Catalog) in SSIS management tools shipped with SSMS. One way SSIS Catalog Compare …
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SSIS Catalog Compare August Sale

For the month of August 2022, SSIS Catalog Compare Enterprise Edition yearly subscription is on sale for 40% off the regular yearly subscription rate. SSIS Catalog Compare facilitates Data Integration Lifecycle Management (DILM) and DevOps with SSIS by: Comparing SSIS Catalog metadata between data integration lifecycle tiers (Development, Test, QA, Production, etc.) Promoting (deploying) SSIS …
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Getting Started with Azure Automation

Azure Automation has been around for a few years now. I just got started because my brother and friend, Aaron Nelson (@SQLvariant), shared some automation he’s been working on. Once I got my head around the piece I’m about to share with you, Azure Automation started to make sense to me. Set Up an Azure …
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Presenting Master the Fundamentals of ADF at SQL Saturday Boston!

I am honored to deliver Master the Fundamentals of ADF at SQL Saturday Boston 2022 (#1031) 7 Oct 2022! Abstract Azure Data Factory, or ADF, is an Azure PaaS (Platform-as-a-Service) that provides hybrid data integration at global scale. Use ADF to build fully managed ETL in the cloud – including SSIS. Join Andy Leonard – …
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Join Me at the PASS Data Community Summit 2022!

I am honored to deliver two training sessions at the PASS Data Community Summit 2022: A Day of Azure Data Factory is a full-day pre-conference session scheduled for Monday, 14 Nov 2022. In this session I cover version control integration, copying data, using parameters and metadata, design patterns (of course!), and more! Introduction to Azure …
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Another Way to Use SSIS Catalog Compare to Migrate SSIS Catalog Folders

Update: SSIS Catalog Compare 2022 is generally available! SSIS Catalog Compare 2022 (Beta) is available at a dramatically-reduced yearly subscription rate at the time of this writing. The yearly subscription rate will increase when SSIS Catalog Compare becomes generally available (GA). Those willing to help out by testing the beta version (in Development and Test environments …
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Using SSIS Catalog Compare to Migrate SSIS Catalog Folders

SSIS Catalog Compare 2022 (Beta) is available at a dramatically-reduced yearly subscription rate at the time of this writing. The yearly subscription rate will increase when SSIS Catalog Compare becomes generally available (GA). Those willing to help out by testing the beta version (in Development and Test environments only, please!) will enjoy the beta yearly …
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