Free Webinar: Execute SSIS Packages in Azure-SSIS from Visual Studio

Join me 15 Jul 2019 at 12:00 PM EDT for another free Enterprise Data & Analytics webinar titled Execute SSIS Packages in Azure-SSIS from Visual Studio! Abstract Join Microsoft Data Platform MVP Andy Leonard for this free webinar to learn more about the Visual Studio Extension for Integration Services 3.1, which allows SSIS developers to …
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“That was Worth the Price of the Course!”

I’m delivering Expert SSIS today. I hear the statement that is the title of this post each and every time I deliver this training. The advice and demonstrations are all based on experience… hard-fought-and-won experience. Sign up for the next delivery. Two days, live, online – with me! Join me and level-up your SSIS! Register …
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Join me For Expert SSIS Training!

I’m honored to announce Expert SSIS – a course from Enterprise Data & Analytics! The next delivery is 01-02 Apr 2019, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM ET. Data integration is the foundation of data science, business intelligence, and enterprise data warehousing. This instructor-led training class is specifically designed for SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) professionals …
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PASS Summit 2018 Starts in 10 Weeks!

Can you believe the PASS Summit 2018 begins only 10 weeks from today (27 Aug 2018)? I confess, this is sneaking up on me fast! I will be there. Will you? Where Can You Find Andy at the PASS Summit 2018? Precon! Monday 5 Nov 2018, I’m delivering a full-day pre-conference session titled Intelligent Data …
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100 Dumb Little Things

Software development is hard. It takes time, yes. But more than that, software development takes patience and thought and blood and sweat and love and tears. My friends at Varigence recently released an update to their Business Intelligence Markup Language (Biml) products. If you’re into business intelligence or data science, integration, or engineering, you should …
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How I Build an SSIS Test Virtual Machine

I use VirtualBox for my hypervisor engine. I started using it years ago when it was the first free hypervisor I found that supported 64-bit guests. In this post I share some thoughts about testing SSIS using a test virtual machine (VM). There are other awesome hypervisor platforms out there. In setting up a virtual …
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