Archives: January 2011
Last week I spoke at the PASSMN meeting here in Minnesota and then via a webcast to the Edmonton PASS chapter. For both nights the presentations seemed to go fairly well – especially given the e-mail requests for the presentation materials after the events.
Session: Error Logs… Read more
A day late for the twenty-ninth post of the 31 Days of SSIS, but it is still coming out. And if things go right, I’ll be caught up where I need to be by the end of the day. If you’re behind on this series,… Read more
It’s Friday and I’m still taking Friday’s off in my 31 Days of SSIS blog series. As I mentioned the last two Fridays, I got someone else to write the blog post instead. I figured people would probably still be showing up, so I though it… Read more
Welcome to day twenty-seventh post of the 31 Days of SSIS. We’re getting near the end now. If you haven’t yet, I recommend reading the other posts, they can be found through the introductory post. This series has been a collection of the things… Read more
This series has been a combination of my thoughts on practices for working with SSIS… Read more
Will you be in Edmonton today? How about near a computer connected to the inter-tubes? If so, you might be interested in joining the EDMPASS January user group meeting. Colin Stasiuk (Blog | @BenchmarkIT) invited me to join the meeting today.
The details for the meeting are
Yesterday’s post demonstrated an… Read more
Part “two” when we are on week three you may wonder? Well that’s because I have a session listed in this track as… Read more
Date / Time: 1/25/2011 5:00:00 PM
Location: 8000 Norman Center Drive, Bloomington, MN 55437
- 4:30-5:00 :…
Another day, another blog post all about SSIS in my continuing journey through 31 Days of SSIS. A list of the other posts in this series can be found in the introductory post. If you haven’t had a chance to read through that, I… Read more
It’s Sunday afternoon and a good time to be putting up post twenty-three for the 31 Days of SSIS blog series. A list of the other posts in this series can be found in the introductory post. If you haven’t had a chance to read… Read more
Don’t forget – if you are in Minnesota this week the Minnesota SQL Server User Group (PASSMN) will be meeting on Tuesday. Check us out because we’ll have Kalen Delaney (Blog | @SQLQueen) coming in for a presentation.
Date / Time: 1/25/2011 5:00:00 PM
Location: 8000… Read more
Today, we continue on with the 31 Days of SSIS blog series. Yesterday’s post was on the use of expressions with Precedence Constraints and how to control the Control Flow. Today, we’ll venture a little further in with the use of expressions, and a head… Read more
Yesterday, I wanted you to vote for some SQLRally sessions, mine included. Today, let’s vote for the sessions for the next 24 Hours of PASS.
If you don’t recall, the next 24 Hours of PASS will be celebrating Women’s History Month. And because of this, the entire slate… Read more
Time to shift off of configurations and environments and talk more about SSIS packages and best practices. If you haven’t been following this series and are just joining in, we are at day 20 of the 31 Days of SSIS. Now that is out of the way, let’s move… Read more
The last two posts in the 31 Days of SSIS talked about the use of environmental variables and SQL Server configurations. Between those two types of configurations, you can cover most situations where you need to configure an SSIS package.
There is one more type… Read more
It’s week two of voting for the upcoming SQLRally. This week, we are voting for the Database & Application Development sessions for the conference. You might think… “hey, should I even vote? I’m not sure I can attend.” I say, YES! The SQLRally is a community event where the… Read more
The last post in the 31 Days of SSIS talked about the use of environmental variables. As I mentioned in that post, environmental variables are great for values that are specific to individual environments
One problem with environmental variables that I mentioned is often the… Read more