SSIS Catalog Browser v0.9.14.0 is Available

I am honored to announce the latest version of SSIS Catalog Browser is available for (free!) download. Updates in v0.9.14.0: Bug fixes. No longer mixing package parameter references with project parameter references in the Values Everywhere feature. Check it out today! Want to Learn Azure Data Factory (from me)? I’m delivering a full day of …
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Why I Have Never Liked Personas

First, A Story Years ago I managed an ETL Team at Unisys. When I became manager, we had about 24 team members. The team grew to 40 members. I was initially hired to build an SSIS framework to replace functionality built-in to a competing product. The maintenance cost for the competing product was $1,000,000USD per …
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As 2022 Closes, I am Grateful…

I write this 26 Dec 2022, about half a week before the end of 2022. How was 2022 for me – personally and professionally? This year was pretty good. For that, I am grateful. God is good. Personal I am aware of – and pray regularly about – troubles in the world. Some are closer …
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Confidence and SSIS Catalog as Code

That’s what we sell at Data Integration Lifecycle Management Suite: confidence. Confidence There’s no substitute for that feeling of confidence when SSIS Catalog Compare is used to compare two SSIS Catalogs and the comparison yields no differences. I cannot improve on testimonies from our customers: The question of comparing a Production SSIS Catalog with a …
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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 60% 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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Using DILM Deployment Utility to Restore SSIS Catalog Folders

In this video, I demonstrate using DILM Deployment Utility 2022 – part of SSIS Catalog Compare 2022 Enterprise Edition – to restore the contents of an SSIS Catalog folder in a disaster recovery scenario. Question? Want to learn more? Please contact me. Enjoy! :{>

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)┬áis 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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