LinkedIn Poll: Where Are Your SSIS Packages Stored?

I conducted a poll on LinkedIn 7 Jan 2022: If you use SSIS in your enterprise, where are SSIS packages stored? The results are in: With 250 votes cast, the results read: 78% use the SSIS Catalog 12% use the File System 10% use MSDB Thanks to everyone who participated! :{>

Announcing SSIS Framework File Community Edition

The very first data integration / data engineering framework I ever wrote was for Data Transformation Services, or DTS. The DTS framework had one job: manage connections. I don’t recall all the details, but I remember DTS included a task that allowed packages to retrieve settings from INI files. INI files are key-value files, so …
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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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SSIS Catalog Reports – Operations Report

I recently added an Operations Report to DILM Suite‘s SSIS Catalog Reports solution. To acquire your very own copy of SSIS Catalog Reports – a free and open-source SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) solution – visit DILM Suite: Scroll until you find the link to SSIS Catalog Reports, and then click the link: The new …
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Documenting an SSIS Lift and Shift Project

I was honored to work on a cool SSIS lift and shift project in 2021. I will not mention project details or the client. I will share that I’ve worked with the team before and that they are awesome and talented and easy to work for (and with). The company is large. Like international-large. I, …
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Expert SSIS Training, Live and Online 17-18 Jan 2022

I am excited to announce the next live and online delivery of Expert SSIS is 17-18 Jan 2022! Use the coupon code LimitedTimeDiscountExpertSSIS and save! Course Description Data integration is the foundation of data science, business intelligence, and enterprise data warehousing. This instructor-led training class is specifically designed for SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) professionals responsible for …
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Updated SSIS Extension v3.15 for Visual Studio 2019

On 16 Nov 2021, the Microsoft SSIS Team released an update to version 3.15 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: SQL Server Integration Services Projects extension doesn’t support Visual Studio 2022 yet. There remains an issue …
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Live Online ADF and SSIS Training 29 Nov – 1 Dec

One week from today – at the time of this writing: 22 Nov 2021 – I am delivering Expert SSIS and Master the Fundamentals of Azure Data Factory training live and online! Update! For a limited time, use the discount code LimitedTimeDiscount33 to save even more! Expert SSIS – 29-30 Nov 2021 Join me 29-30 Nov 2021 …
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