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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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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Short Video on Azure-SSIS in Synapse Analytics

Last week, Microsoft announced the public preview of Azure-SSIS Integration Runtime in Azure Synapse Analytics. I streamed about this announcement. Enjoy! The websites mentioned in this stream: Azure-SSIS Integration Runtime now available in Azure Synapse Analytics (Public Preview) Enterprise Data & Analytics Free stuff (and some stuff for sale) at Data Integration Lifecycle Management Suite …
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Azure-SSIS Integration Runtime now available in Azure Synapse Analytics

My friend Mark Kromer (LinkedIn) tagged me in a comment on a post from Nithesh Krishnappa (LinkedIn) announcing Azure-SSIS Integration Runtime now available in Azure Synapse Analytics. My first response was – and I quote – “WOO HOO!” It’s good to see SSIS getting some love. A couple years ago, someone claimed SSIS was dying. …
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Video-Follow-up on SSIS Framework Restartability

A couple days ago I delivered a short demonstration about SSIS Framework application restartability. I saw one thing I did not like – a bug – and I mentioned another bug I witnessed. Yesterday, Kent Bradshaw and I had another opportunity to work on the SSIS Framework code, so we fixed the glitches. Enjoy this …
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