Midlands PASS October Meeting – SQL Server MVP Andy Leonard

Brian Kelley, 2008-09-26

Speaker: SQL Server MVP Andy Leonard

Midlands PASS Chapter – October 2, 2008 Meeting


SQL Server MVP Andy LeonardThe Midlands PASS chapter will hold our normally scheduled meeting on Thursday, October 2, 2008, to host SQL Server MVP Andy Leonard. Andy is a mentor with Solid Quality Mentors and an expert in application architecture, SQL Server development, and SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) in particular. He will present on Incremental Loads, Change Data Capture, and SSIS 2008.

The meeting will once again be held at Training Concepts off of Berryhill Road. We will begin our meet and greet time at 6:15 PM as usual and start the at 6:45 PM. Please feel free to forward this to anyone who you think would be interested in attending. If you haven’t already done so and plan on attending, please RSVP (kbriankelley {at} acm {dot} org) as soon as possible so we can ensure we have enough space and food. If you have time to help with setup, please email me and we’ll plug you in!

I’ll send out an agenda, contact phone numbers, and the building code next week.


Change Data Capture is a new SQL Server 2008 feature. One benefit of CDC is data filtering for Incremental ETL in SSIS: only touching rows that are new, updated, or have been deleted! In this presentation I walk through enabling Change Data Capture in SQL Server 2008, then present an overview of an SSIS package that utilizes Change Data Capture to perform Incremental ETL.


Andy Leonard is a Solid Quality Mentor, SQL Server database and Integration Services developer, SQL Server MVP, and engineer. He is a co-author of
Professional SQL Server 2005 Integration Services , Professional Software Testing with Visual Studio 2005 Team System: Tools for Software Developers and Test Engineers , MCITP Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-441): Designing Database Solutions by Using Microsoft SQL Server 2005 , and the recently-released e-book Mastering Visual Studio Team System Database Edition – Volume 1 . Andy founded and manages VSTeamSystemCentral.com and maintains two blogs there: Applied Team System and Applied Business Intelligence . He also blogs for SQLBlog.com. Andy’s background includes web application architecture and development, VB, and ASP; SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS); data warehouse development using SQL Server 2000 and 2005; and test-driven database development.





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