Category Archives: SSIS

Execute Multiple 2008/2005 SSIS Packages with a T-SQL

If you want to execute a set of SSIS packages in SQL Server 2008 or 2005, you can do this using T-SQL. First you will  need a table with all of your package names on it. Then a While loop … Continue reading

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Sorting a String as a Number with T-SQL and SSIS

I was working on a Cube in Analysis Services for a client recently and needed to sort on a field that was a varchar but contained numeric data. I wanted to sort as if it was numeric. I could not … Continue reading

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Monitoring SQL Server with SSIS

SQL Server can be monitoring with SSIS packages using the DMVs in SQL Server. I did a webinar on this and you can watch the video at PragmaticWorks.com under the webinars page. You can download the code for this webinar … Continue reading

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Setting up SSIS Auditing Part 2

Auditing in SSIS can be a real headache. In this two part series blog I am going to try to make it a little easier. You can also download my white paper and sample files on Auditing SSIS here. You … Continue reading

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SQL PASS Summit 2011 The Aftermath

I just returned from Seattle, WA and my first time speaking at SQL PASS Summit. I did the SQL Smackdown T-SQL vs SSIS Loading a Data Warehouse with Adam Jorgensen. The session was a hit, it was standing room only … Continue reading

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Setting up SSIS Auditing Part 1

Auditing in SSIS can be a real headache. In this two part series blog I am going to try to make it a little easier. You can also download my white paper and sample files on Auditing SSIS here. You … Continue reading

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Using Configuration Tables in SSIS 2008/2005

SSIS packages are great ETL tools and can do just about anything you need in terms of ETL. Most organizations start out creating SSIS package one by one until they have dozens, hundreds, or even thousands of packages. I have … Continue reading

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SSIS For Each Column in a Data flow

Previously I wrote a blog on how to do a for each loop to look through each col in an SSIS data flow here. Well things have changed since I wrote that blog, in fact I believe that old  code … Continue reading

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Getting Previous Row in SSIS Data Flow

There is no native function built in to SSIS to get the previous row in the data flow. But with a little work you can do this and make it perform much better than a SQL cursor and you don’t … Continue reading

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SSIS Merge with Duplicate Rows

The Merge component in SSIS will take two sorted sources and union them while maintaining the original sort order. The question arises, what about duplicate records. These duplicates do not get eliminated. Here are two tables with the ID 5 … Continue reading

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