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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Dude, Where’s My Controls? (Visual Studio 2017 Behavior)

I’m coding along on the next release of SSIS Catalog Compare, happy as a clam, when I realize it’s time to add a new menu item. I open the form and… nothing. To say my heart sank would be an understatement. I had questions. “Dude, where’s my controls?” “What happened?!” “Will I be able to …
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