Another Way to Use 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 subscription …
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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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Update – Want to Test SSIS Catalog Compare?

SSIS Catalog Compare 2022 (Beta) is available at a dramatically reduced yearly subscription rate and is ready for testing! When SSIS Catalog Compare 2022 is released for general availability, the price will increase for new purchases. Users who purchase the beta version will enjoy the same (dramatically reduced) yearly subscription rate. If you are using …
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On Broken References in the SSIS Catalog

I recently made this video to explain what I call “broken references” in the SSIS Catalog. In the video, I create and test a broken reference, and then demonstrate how SSIS Catalog Browser (and SSIS Catalog Compare) visualize broken references. Enjoy! What is a Broken Reference? It may help to define reference first. An SSIS …
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SSIS Catalog Browser v0.9.12.0

When I tinker with SSIS Catalog Compare, SSIS Catalog Browser is affected. SSIS Catalog Browser is free, SSIS Catalog Compare is not free. I recently used SSIS Catalog Compare on a consulting engagement to migrate contents of an SSIS Catalog from one server to another. During the migration, I found references were not processed as …
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Wrapping Up 2020

It’s that time of year again; that time when bloggers and others share their thoughts about the year that was and the year to come. “2020 was ____.” I complete this sentence three ways, listed below. Feel free to add your thoughts in the comments. “Different” …is the first word that leaps to mind. The …
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Azure DevOps, Git, and SSIS

After a couple false starts, I was able to live-stream one way to use Azure DevOps with Git to source-control the contents of an SSIS Catalog folder – including SSIS Catalog Folder, Projects, Packages, Environments, Environment Variables, Configured Literals, References, and Reference Mappings. In the video, I create an Azure DevOps project configured to use …
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AWS and SSIS

Brent Ozar, my friend and brother from another mother, shared an interesting link on LinkedIn. The article Brent linked is titled Amazon RDS for SQL Server now supports the Business Intelligence Suite on SQL Server 2019. I find the topic interesting for a number of reasons. I’m interested in helping enterprises lift and shift on-premises …
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