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Learn the A to Z process to build an SSIS Package in SQL Server 2016 with Visual Studio 2015. This step by step tutorial will provide you with the history of the technology and tools, Control Flow and Data Flow logic, deployment, performance optimizations
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Some of our SQL Servers contain tables with summarized data (summarized on a weekly / monthly / quarterly basis). Previously this data was emailed as a flat file attachment to the recipients. I was asked to convert this in such a way that the email itself
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My organization is beginning to invest in Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), one of the things we are interested in doing is migrating backups to the cloud. In this tip we cover the steps to backup databases to the cloud.
You want to incorporate transactions in your SQL Server Integration Services Packages. For example, you insert data into a table with a data flow and after the data flow has finished an update statement is issued against the same table. If this update sta
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