Updated SSIS Extension v4.1.2 Includes Support for Visual Studio 2022

Update 19 Sep 2022: I communicated with the Microsoft SSIS Team. They shared they are targeting preview of VS2022 Integration Services Extension for the end of CY22. Important Note: I have not yet tested this version of the Integrated Services Extension in Visual Studio 2022. On 28 Jul 2021, the Microsoft SSIS Team released an …
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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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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) 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 …
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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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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 in SQL Server 2022 CTP 2.0

SQL Server 2022 Community Technology Preview 2.0 is available, and it includes the SSIS Catalog! Create an SSIS Catalog At the time of this writing, the SSIS 2022 Catalog is similar (identical, perhaps) to the SSIS 2019 Catalog. Connect to a SQL Server 2022 instance using SSMS and right-click the Integration Services Catalogs node in …
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Updated SSIS Extension v3.16 for Visual Studio 2019

On 1 Jun 2021, the Microsoft SSIS Team released an update to version 3.16 of the Integration Services extension for Visual Studio 2019: SQL Server Integration Services Projects extension for Visual Studio 2019. An operative bullet for this version: Version 3.16 is the latest general availability (GA) version, which does not support target server version …
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Azure-SSIS Supports SSIS 2017 Only

With the recent public preview release of Synapse-SSIS, I want to remind SSIS developers that Azure-SSIS integration runtimes – be they configured in Azure Data Factory (ADF) or in Azure Synapse Analytics – support only SSIS 2017 packages. Errors most often occur when executing SSIS packages that contain script tasks or script components. If you deploy …
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