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The Art of Data Ingestion - Part 1

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Data movement is a fundamental piece of a data engineer’s duties, and recently I’ve been thinking about the art of data movement. What are some of the most important pieces that a data engineer needs to think about when confronted with data ingestion? There is of course data exporting as well, and in that case, […]

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2022-11-11

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We Loaded 1 Terabyte in 30 Minutes with SSIS, and So Can You

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In February 2008, Microsoft announced a record-breaking data load using Microsoft® SQL Server® Integration Services (SSIS): 1 TB of data in less than 30 minutes. That data load, using SQL Server Integration Services, was 30% faster than the previous best time using a commercial ETL tool. This paper outlines what it took: the software, hardware, and configuration used. We will describe what we did to achieve that result, and offer suggestions for how to relate these techniques to typical scenarios.

2009-06-01

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