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SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) is a component of the Microsoft SQL Server database software that can be used to perform a broad range of data migration tasks. SSIS is a platform for data integration and workflow applications.

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How best to design SSIS packages for multiple table loads

This is a question about SSIS package design. We have an SSIS package built in VS 2008 that loads ~ 22 tables from as many fixed width files into a data warehouse. Each file has its own data flow ...
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Data Integration Design Using Microsoft SSIS

I am working on a data integration project, where I need to extract data from oracle source and load it to XML file. The requirement is to get the list of customers and foreach customer create an xml ...
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MS SSIS as good approach for two-way data synchronization

We have SQL Server databases in every retail store, and one database in main office. We want to collect data from all stores and load the main DB (for BI), but we also want to sync data from main DB ...
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SSIS Survivorship Nodes

Are there any matching and survivorship nodes in SSIS besides the one offered by Melissa Data? Any implementations in SQL on survivorship would be great as well. An example on my use case is that ...
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Using Entity Framework as substitute for SSIS, SSAS and SSRS

At the moment I have three different sources where my data are. 1. A Dataprovider, 2. inhouse access DB and 3. Salesforce. Now I want to build a datawarehouse (using ms software) where I want to store ...
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Optional text qualifier in CSV file as input to SSIS package

I receive several CSV files each quarter to process through an SSIS package, and the formatting is inconsistent. This quarter, I encountered what I term optional text qualifiers--text qualifer of ...
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Compare SSIS and MDS/DQS

How does Master Data Services and Data Quality Services fit into the existing BI stack? In SSIS there is a Fuzzy Lookup and Fuzzy Grouping component. Therefore I am tring to compare: SSIS v MDS/DQS. ...
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SQL Server: When to use SSIS vs T-SQL for ETL Tasks [closed]

When should I use one versus the other? For instance, let's say I have 20 comma delimited, denormalized text files and I want to transform the data and load it into normalized SQL Server tables.
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What are the disadvantages of using stored procedures, SSIS, and SSRS to implement business applications? [closed]

Recently, it was suggested that many projects (where I work) should be implemented using some combination of stored procedures (on SQL Sever / T-SQL), SSIS, and SSRS. In one specific project, SSIS ...
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My boss has a bad case of "Not Invented Here" [closed]

My department specializes in converting customer data into our database schema so that they can use our software. Right now, we have C# applications that take an IDataReader (99% of the time it is a ...
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Using SSIS, any good tutorials [closed]

I was look for a good resource to learning SQL Server business Studio and in particular SSIS packages, any sugguestions?
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