Beginners Guide to SQL Server Integration Services Using Visual Studio 2005

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Created on 2008-02-07 at 12:45 PM
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Beginners Guide to SQL Server Integration Services Using Visual Studio 2005Beginners Guide to SQL Server Integration Services Using Visual Studio 2005 provides you with the basic knowledge that you should have before you move on to more advanced ETL [Extraction, Transformation, and Loading]. The book will also provide you with a comprehensive description of the many designer windows that you may encounter while working with the designer. This guide provides the building blocks describing each block by way of an example as well as describing the nuts and bolts that bind the blocks. A majority of SSIS tasks are covered in this book and they are described fully in the summary of table contents section. You start building packages right from Chapter 2 and continue on to Chapter 20 gathering and building upon your knowledge in each step.

This guide provides a detailed understanding of how tasks are designed by way of an example as well as describing the nuts and bolts that are used in configuring them. A majority of SSIS tasks are covered in this book and they are described fully in the summary of table contents section.

SQL Server Integration Services with the acronym SSIS is a comprehensive ETL tool that made its debut with SQL Server 2005. It is a tool tightly integrated with the Visual Studio 2005 having all the functionalities that its forerunner DTS (Data Transformation Services) had in SQL Server 2000. This does not mean that it is just an improvement over DTS but a product which is totally different with a vastly improved interface; an extensible architecture; an enlarged tool set; ease of integration with other SQL Server Tools such as Analysis Services; capable of supporting connectivity with third party databases and bringing into a central location many database management tasks.

What you will learn from this book

After reading this book you will learn:

  1. Understand the Visual Studio 2005ís IDE as related to SSIS.
  2. Working with single and multiple tasks; working with more than 20 different tasks.
  3. Connecting to Microsoft Access, Flat Files, Excel Spread Sheets and third party vendor product.
  4. Linking data source and data destination to a task.
  5. Learn how  to send emails and ftp files.
  6. Transforming data from a source going to a destination.
  7. Using the scripting support that the IDE provides.
  8. Learn how to monitor the data as it is being transported also new in SQL 2005 Server.
  9. Learning about tasks such as web service and XML, which are new in SQL Server 2005.
  10. Understanding how to use and handle events.

Resource Specifications
Platform(s): Linux, Windows, Sun Solaris, FreeBS
Database(s) SQ
Version: 2005
File Size: < 100KB
Date Added: 2008-02-07
Last Updated: 2008-02-09

License Information
License Type: Commercial
License Information: Author: Jayaram Krishnaswamy
Price: 35.99 USD
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