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  • Blog Post: Expression Adorners

    A quick post today about SQL Server Denali. BIDS now uses a special icon marker (called an Adorner) to indicate package objects that have expressions set on them. In CTP3, these adorners appear on Connection Managers and Variables. As I mentioned in my session at TechEd, the functionality has been further...
  • Blog Post: SSIS T-SQL API Overview

    Today’s post is from Carla Sabotta, lead writer for the Integration Services team. It covers the stored procedures and Views that make up the API for the new SSIS Catalog in SQL Server Denali. You can use Transact-SQL views and stored procedures to manage objects in the new Integration Services catalog...
  • Blog Post: Using the PipelineComponentTime event

    Today’s post is from Wee Hyong Tok – a Program Manager on the SSIS team based in Shanghai. It covers the PipelineComponentTime event, which was introduced in SQL Server 2008, and talks about how the event can be used in SQL Server Denali. The PipelineComponentTime event is a very useful custom log entry...
  • Blog Post: Package Format Changes in SQL Server Denali

    We made some significant changes to the .dtsx file package format in SQL Server Denali. The goal of these changes was to make the SSIS package format easier to read, and easier to diff when working with source control systems. Some of the changes around data flows (specifically, the way we persist lineage...
  • Blog Post: Making your Existing Custom SSIS Extensions and Applications Work in Denali

    Today’s post is from Rujin Cao – a developer on the SSIS team based in Shanghai. This article talks about the .NET assembly binding we include in our .exes by default, which makes migrating custom SSIS code to Denali a lot easier. Note that while this is a good work around, recompiling your code to target...
  • Blog Post: Column Mapping Improvements in Denali

    We made a number of changes in Denali around the use of lineage IDs, and auto-mapping of metadata. Collectively, these improvements were internally called “Flexible Order of Authoring” (because the idea was that you could build a package backwards – from destination to source). Take the following example...
  • Blog Post: Troubleshooting SSIS Package Performance Issues

    Today’s post is from Wee Hyong Tok, a Program Manager with the SSIS team based in Shanghai. It provides some tips on using T-SQL to analyze performance issues for packages running on the new SSIS Catalog. For more information about the new logging functionality in Denali, see Jamie Thomson’s post about...
  • Blog Post: The Import Project Wizard

    Today’s post is from Ranjeeta Nanda, a Software Development Engineer in Test on the SSIS team. This post describes the new “Integration Services Import Project Wizard” project type in BIDS in Denali. ----------------- By now, you know that SSIS now has IS Projects that are saved on the disc in the form...
  • Blog Post: Debugging Configuration Issues on the Server Using Reports and T-SQL views

    Today’s post is from Da Lin – a tester on the SQL Server Integration Services team. ------------------------------------- With the built-in reports and TSQL views , Integration Services in SQL Server “Denali” allows you easily identify the root cause of the execution failure. In the following example...
  • Blog Post: The Project and Parameter Object Model

    Back to the Denali theme - today’s post is from Xiaochen Wu, a tester on the SSIS team based in Shanghai. ------------------- In SSIS, we can manipulate packages programmatically with the SSIS object model. In Denali, we extended the object model to support the new concepts we introduced including project...
  • Blog Post: The Balanced Data Distributor

    Today’s post isn’t specifically about SQL Server Denali, but still a worthy addition to the 30 Days of SSIS series. The Balanced Data Distributor is a new data flow component created by the SQLCAT team , and available for download from Microsoft.com . Carla Sabotta and Debarchan Sarkar have put together...
  • Blog Post: Undo, Redo, and new SSIS Toolbox Features

    Today’s post is from Carla Sabotta - lead writer for the SQL Server Integration Services team. ------ In SQL Server “Denali”, you can undo and redo up to 20 actions in the SSIS Designer. For a package, undo /redo is available in the Control Flow, Data Flow, Event Handlers, and Parameters tabs, and in...
  • Blog Post: Report Authoring on the SSIS Catalog

    After a short hiatus, the 30 Days of SSIS series is back! Today’s special guest post is from Jamie Thomson . -------------------------------------------- SSIS Catalog Log Tables As you may already have gleaned from earlier posts in the 30daysofSSIS series SSIS in Denali includes the new SSIS Catalog...
  • Blog Post: A Glimpse of the SSIS Catalog Managed Object Model

    Today’s post is from Ke Yang – a developer on the SSIS Team based in Shanghai. It provides a quick overview of the new Managed Object Model (MOM) for the SSIS Catalog. --------------------------------------- The namespace Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.IntegrationServices , contains a rich set of managed...
  • Blog Post: All About Server Environments

    Today’s post is from Renhe Li – a developer on the SSIS team based in Shanghai. ----------------- Server Environments are a new concept introduced in SQL Server Denali for the Integration Services Catalog. It is a container for “server variables”. Each folder in the IS Server contains a number of environments...
  • Blog Post: Using DTEXEC with Packages on the IS Server

    Today’s post is by Terri Chen – a developer on the SQL Server Integration Services team. -------------- In Denali, the project is a unit of packages that are deployed to the server. DTExec has been enhanced to support executing packages stored in the SSIS Catalog. The path of the package on the server...
  • Blog Post: Parameterized Connection Managers

    Today’s post is from Bob Bojanic – a developer on the SSIS Team. --------------------------- There is often a need to update connection manager properties for subsequent package runs. Whether you need to point to a different server or change credentials, file locations or some other connectivity detail...
  • Blog Post: Jumping-start SSIS Catalog procedures from SSMS Dialogs

    Today’s post is from Ke Yang – a developer on the SSIS team based in Shanghai. ----------------------------------- At times, we need T-SQL scripts to do batch jobs or to communicate with others. Since IS Catalog provides rich functionalities with over 40 stored procedures and functions, it can take you...
  • Blog Post: Managing SSIS Projects through SSMS

    Before you can deploy your Projects to the SSIS Server , you’ll need to create a new SSIS Catalog through SSMS. Connect to your SQL Server instance (local or remote), right click on the Integration Services node, and select Create Catalog. This will launch the catalog creation dialog. A lot of the SSIS...
  • Blog Post: Offline Connection Managers

    Today’s post is from Carla Sabotta, lead writer for the SQL Server Integration Services team. ------------------------------------------------------------------- The SSIS Designer in BIDS tries to connect to each data source that is used by your package to validate the metadata associated with sources...
  • Blog Post: Project Connection Managers

    Today’s post is by Sergio Clemente Filho – a developer on the SQL Server Integration Services team. --------------------------------------   Simple Project Connection example in BIDS One of the first new things you will notice in the solution explorer when you create a new SSIS project (opening...
  • Blog Post: Changes to the Execute Package Task

    Todays post is from Terri Chen, a developer on the SQL Server Integration Services team. -------------------------- SSIS has introduced new concepts in SQL Server “Denali”, such as the project deployment mode, projects and parameters . We have extended Execute Package Task accordingly to best use parameters...
  • Blog Post: Flat File Source Changes in Denali

    Nearly everyone uses the flat file source adapter, and nearly everyone that uses it runs into a common set of challenges. In Denali, we’ve made a couple of key enhancements to the Flat File Source to support the most commonly asked-for options: Delimited files with varying numbers of columns per row...
  • Blog Post: Configuring Projects and Packages Using Parameters

    Today’s post is from Rakesh Parida, an SDET on the SQL Server Integration Services team. ------------------------------------------------ With SQL Server ‘Denali’, we introduce the new paradigm of parameters. Parameters are objects within the SSIS packages whose values can be predetermined or easily...
  • Blog Post: Deploying to the SSIS Catalog

    Today’s post is from Ranjeeta Nanda. Ranjeeta is an SDET (Software Development Engineer in Test) on SQL Server Integration Services team. She has been with the team since May 2004. Before joining Microsoft, she worked at Merkle Direct Marketing, Maryland. She has done her Masters in Computer Science...
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