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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Announcing SSIS Framework Community Edition 2022

I am honored to announce the latest addition to DILM Suite, another free and open-source project named SSIS Framework Community Edition 2022! SSIS Framework CE 2022 is an updated version of SSIS Framework Community Edition – which is also free and open-source – but features a separate database, named SSISFrameworkDB,  for storing SSIS Application and Package …
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Join Me for LIVE Online SSIS and ADF Training 29 Nov – 1 Dec

It’s been a while since I delivered training live and online. Let’s fix that! Join me for Master the Fundamentals of ADF and Expert SSIS 29 Nov – 1 Dec.

Building Custom Tasks for SSIS Second Edition Errata, Chapters 1-9

Things change. Things change in software. Things change regularly in software. If you take nothing else away from this post, please take those nuggets of wisdom. Last week, my latest book – titled Building Custom Tasks for SQL Server Integration Services: The Power of .NET for ETL for SQL Server 2019 and Beyond, (Second Edition) was …
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SSIS Framework Manager CE Version 0.3 is Available

I made a few more changes to SSIS Framework Manager CE (Community Edition). The latest change is to add fields to specify the Database and Schema names. A customer shared that their enterprise considers the SSIS Catalog database – SSISDB – a system database (which I totally understand). At their request, I built a new collection of …
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SSIS and the Future – December 2020 Edition

My friend, Sandy Winarko, recently published a fantastic summary of the efforts of the Microsoft SSIS Team to mitigate friction for enterprises seeking to lift and shift SSIS workloads to Azure. In my humble opinion, their work is outstanding. Looking In From the Outside As we say in Farmville Virginia, “Data integration and I go …
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