Azure DevOps and the SSIS Development Lifecycle on LinkedIn Live

I was honored to deliver Azure DevOps and the SSIS Development Lifecycle at 12:00 PM EDT 18 Aug 2020. This is a condensed version of a larger presentation that goes by the same name. This version lasted about 20 minutes and is packed with information about basic build automation using Azure Pipelines with SSIS. I …
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Free! Azure DevOps and the SSIS Development Lifecycle Presentation

I’m excited to deliver Azure DevOps and the SSIS Development Lifecycle at 12:00 PM EDT Tuesday, 18 Aug 2020! This time, though, I am trying something new – LinkedIn Live! That means there’s no registration and no sign-up. Just show up at LinkedIn and attend. I’m not sure if you need to be following me on …
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Honored to Present at (Virtual) SQL Saturday Richmond (And a Cool Announcement)

17 Apr 2020 UPDATE: You can listen to Stevie Ray share about his presentation (and more) in this episode of the Data Driven Podcast: Stephen Leonard on STEM and the Frustration Inherent to Engineering. Or you can listen right here! I am honored and excited to deliver Azure DevOps and the SSIS Development Lifecycle at …
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Source-Control SSIS Catalog Contents in Azure DevOps

I did a thing – actually a couple things – that I’ve been dreaming about for a while. In a couple recent blog posts – SSIS Catalog Compare Enterprise Generates SCCPAC Files and Azure DevOps, Software Development, and Git Part 4 – Command-Line with Azure DevOps – I walked through one way to source-control the …
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Azure DevOps, Software Development, and Git Part 4 – Command-Line with Azure DevOps

I’m writing about my journey with git, sharing my experiences along the way. The series to date: Azure DevOps, SSIS, and Git Part 0 – Getting Started Azure DevOps, Software Development, and Git Part 1 – Applied Azure DevOps, Software Development, and Git Part 2 – Distributed Version Control Azure DevOps, Software Development, and Git …
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Azure DevOps, Software Development, and Git Part 3 – Command-Line

I’m writing about my journey with git, sharing my experiences along the way. The series to date: Azure DevOps, SSIS, and Git Part 0 – Getting Started Azure DevOps, Software Development, and Git Part 1 – Applied Azure DevOps, Software Development, and Git Part 2 – Distributed Version Control In this post I cover command-line …
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Azure DevOps, Software Development, and Git Part 2 – Distributed Version Control

I’ve been learning git and… it’s been challenging. I’ve written about my experiences: Azure DevOps, SSIS, and Git Part 0 – Getting Started Azure DevOps, Software Development, and Git Part 1 – Applied In this post I discuss some benefits of distributed version control. But first, I’d like to share this caused no small number …
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Honored to Present Azure DevOps and the SSIS Development Lifecycle at Hampton Roads SQL Server User Group 15 Jan 2020!

I am honored to present Azure DevOps and the SSIS Development Lifecycle at Hampton Roads SQL Server User Group 15 Jan 2020! The primary goal of this session is an explanation – via demonstration – of the production release of an SSIS Project. We will walk this project through lifecycle management using Azure DevOps – …
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Announcing GA of the Integration Services Projects Extension for Visual Studio 2019

The Microsoft SSIS Team announces the general availability (GA) of the SSIS Projects for VS2019 version 3.3! In this version, the biggest change is that we removed Power Query Source for SQL Server 2017 and Microsoft Oracle Connector for SQL Server 2019. Since this version, if you want to use these two components in this …
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