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Archives: July 2011

Presenting Upserts to PASS AppDev VC

Hopefully this crowd knows a little about what they're getting into!  John Jakubowski (blog|twitter) has graciously asked me to present on upsert strategies with SSIS.  What are "upserts"?  A not-so-fancy mashup of the words "update" and "insert".
If you struggle with incremental table loading performance -…

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Posted in Todd McDermid's Blog on 18 July 2011

What is Pipeline Backpressure?

First - I'll get the "what's a pipeline got to do with Integration Services" question out of the way.  The "pipeline" I'm referring to here is the word commonly used to describe the flow of data in the Data Flow Task.  That term doesn't seem to show up in any…

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Posted in Todd McDermid's Blog on 7 July 2011