SSIS Catalog Browser v0.9.9.0 is Available

I am excited to announce the latest release of SSIS Catalog Browser! SSIS Catalog Browser version 0.9.9.0 is free and features enhanced Folder, Project, and Package Properties, surfacing Description, Validation Status, and Last Validation Time properties: These same properties – Description, Validation Status, and Last Validation Time – are now also included in the scripting …
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Announcing SSIS Framework Manager, v1

I am excited to announce the release of SSIS Framework Manager! Alongside SSIS Framework Community Edition – our free and open source execution framework, SSIS Framework Editions – a comparison of Community, Standard, Professional, and Enterprise editions, and SSIS Framework Browser – our free utility that grants read-only access to our SSIS Frameworks; SSIS Framework Manager …
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26 May 2021 SSIS Framework Updates Video

Earlier today (26 May 2021) I took the opportunity to share another SSIS Framework Manager update. In a live stream Monday (24 May 2021), one of my Application Package Parameter scripts failed. I didn’t have time until earlier today to debug the script. What was the root cause of the failure? Bad data. Apparently, I’d …
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SSIS Framework Manager Updated

I am so excited to announce scripting in SSIS Framework Manager – a new component of the Data Integration Lifecycle Management Suite – is code complete! My first-pass testing worked really well, so I decided to go live on LinkedIn Live and demonstrate it. I practiced a few test-walk-throughs and it all worked. As is …
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SSIS Framework Manager Property Overrides Video

I’m adding a GUI to DILM Suite called SSIS Framework Manager. If you read that name and guessed the GUI manages the SSIS Framework metadata, you are correct! I’ve been streaming as I’ve coded along on the project. I reached a pretty good functionality place earlier this week. Since then, I’ve been testing. I thought …
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SSIS Framework Manager CE Version 0.3 is Available

I made a few more changes to SSIS Framework Manager CE (Community Edition). The latest change is to add fields to specify the Database and Schema names. A customer shared that their enterprise considers the SSIS Catalog database – SSISDB – a system database (which I totally understand). At their request, I built a new collection of …
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SSIS Framework Manager Community Edition Updated

I made a few changes to SSIS Framework Manager CE (Community Edition). The most impactful change is to the SSIS Framework Application Execute functionality. In the initial (alpha!) release, framework application executions – executed from SSIS Framework Manager CE (only) – timed out at 30 seconds. This was due to the default SqlCommand timeout and …
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An ADF Azure-SSIS Framework

I spent a little time walking through the third section of the book SQL Server Data Automation Through Frameworks: Building Metadata-Driven Frameworks with T-SQL, SSIS, and Azure Data Factory co-authored by (the) Kent Bradshaw and me. At the start of Part 1, I included thoughts about our first review. Part 1 did not go as planned. …
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