SSIS 2019 Extension v3.10 for Visual Studio 2019 Released

The Microsoft Azure-SSIS team released version 3.10 of the SQL Server Integration Services Projects extension a couple weeks back. I missed it until today because my writing is keeping me in my SSIS 2017 VMs and, truth be told, I am a little off my game the past few weeks. Apologies for this delayed post. …
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Where’s the SSIS Dropdown Menu in Visual Studio 2019?

Just the other day, I was whining to communicating with friends on the Microsoft SSIS team about the SSIS dropdown menu in Visual Studio 2019, sharing “The SSIS dropdown menu is missing.” In Visual Studio 2017 (SQL Server Data Tools), the SSIS dropdown menu is prominently displayed alongside other top-level dropdown menu items: The SSIS …
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Integration Services Extension v3.9 is Available

Integration Services Extension v3.9 is now available for Visual Studio 2019. I tested the skip-package-validation feature and I like it! Interesting (to me) is skipping deployment to Azure-SSIS for all target server version except SSIS 2017. Release Notes: Version 3.9 (Current Version): Release Date: August 24th, 2020 Build Version: 15.0.2000.128 Tested against Visual Studio 2019 16.7 …
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Integration Services Extension for VS 2019 v3.8 Released

The Integration Services v3.8 extension for VS 2019 has been released! From the SQL Server Integration Services Projects page: <ShamelessPlug> Need Help Getting Started with SSIS? Enterprise Data & Analytics specializes in helping enterprises kickstart or complete Enterprise Data Warehouse projects – whether on-premises or in the cloud. Our experienced engineers grok enterprises of all …
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Azure DevOps, Software Development, and Git Part 3 – Command-Line

I’m writing about my journey with git, sharing my experiences along the way. The series to date: Azure DevOps, SSIS, and Git Part 0 – Getting Started Azure DevOps, Software Development, and Git Part 1 – Applied Azure DevOps, Software Development, and Git Part 2 – Distributed Version Control In this post I cover command-line …
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SSIS in Visual Studio 2019

If you’re using Visual Studio 2019 with SSIS, you may encounter an error or two when you start. One error is “incompatible” tacked onto the name of your SSIS project in parentheses: Another error you may encounter is found in the Migration Report, a local htm file that contains information about the the attenpted Visual …
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SSIS Project Incompatible

Has this ever happened to you? You are opening an SSIS project and… it won’t open. Instead of a Control Flow filled with awesome tasks and containers, you see a message in Solution Explorer telling you “The application is not installed.” You know this isn’t right because you built the SSIS project on this same machine …
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A Tale of Two Properties: SSIS ProjectVersion and TargetServerVersion

I’m typing this at 4:30 AM IST in my hotel room in Bengaluru, India. It’s not unusual that I am awake at 4:30 AM. It is unusual that I’ve been awake since around 1:15 AM. I am attending and presenting at the Data Platform Summit 2018 and, obviously, still adjusting to the time zone. It is …
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