SSIS Audit Transformation

Posted by on Jul 11, 2011 in SQL Server, SSIS | No Comments

The Audit Transformation in SSIS Data Flow task purposed to fetch some of system variables besides data stream columns to create a log for data stream,  You can audit transformation with source columns to have columns data besides audit information like guid of package, name of data flow task, time of execution and few other ...

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SQL Server Indirect Configuration – SSIS

Posted by on Jul 9, 2011 in SSIS | No Comments

SSIS Configuration is a handy option in SSIS deployment. there are lots of scenarios which can be implement with SSIS Configuration. in this post I don’t want to explain what configuration is , you can read more about it here: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms141682.aspx There are two types of configuration: Direct and Indirect. in Direct configuration, the configuration ...

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Minimum Requirement To Execute SSIS Package

Posted by on May 21, 2011 in SQL Server, SSIS | No Comments

A very common question is that :  what is minimal requirements for run a package? Minimal Requirements to run SSIS package is : DTEXEC which can be installed with Integration Service at the SQL Server setup media. Note that you should Install Integration Services, because if you install DTEXEC without Integration Service then you will ...

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Deployment Storage Options for SSIS Package

Posted by on May 20, 2011 in SSIS | No Comments

There are 3 different storage types for SSIS packages when you want to deploy a SSIS package from BIDS with Save a copy of package as ….  These Different types are: SQL Server File System SSIS Package Store each of these types described as below; SSIS Package Locations when you want to deploy package from ...

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Script Component as Source – SSIS

Posted by on Jan 29, 2011 in Scripting, SSIS | No Comments

There are many situations which you can use power of scripting in SSIS data flow. Today I encounter a situation here , there is source flat file here with header and trailer records which have different structure from data rows. Data rows delimited by vertical line ( | ) , but header and trailer not. ...

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Retrieve Part of XML File

Posted by on Jan 24, 2011 in Scripting | No Comments

Today I faced a question on changing style of an xml file and fetch desired result as another xml file,  The XML file has lots of un-necessary tags which should be removed , I tried to do this with C#.NET code. This is the input xml: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-16"?><DataTable>  <xs:schema id="NewDataSet" xmlns="" xmlns:xs="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema" xmlns:msdata="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:xml-msdata">    <xs:element ...

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Great New Year 2011 Gift – Microsoft MVP Award

Posted by on Jan 1, 2011 in Awards | No Comments

Today at the first day of 2011, I received a great gift from Microsoft. Microsoft Most Valuable Professional Award ( MVP ). I believe that this award is related to my contribution of technical communities such as MSDN and Exprets-Exchange , and also my posts in this blog in SSIS field. So I want to ...

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Dynamic Row Delimiter and Column Delimiter in SSIS

Posted by on Dec 10, 2010 in SSIS | No Comments

There are times that you want to make Row Delimiter and Column Delimiter dynamic in Flat File source, and you want to change these values dynamically with package variables. usually you can use EXPRESSION properties for making things dynamic in SSIS, such as ConnectionString and bind it to a package variable. As you may know ...

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