Changing the Data Viewer font size

Did you know you could change the font size in a data viewer grid? If you’re like me and frequently demo SSIS on a big screen (or if you’re just tired of a 8 point font size), this is extremely handy. You can find the setting as a Visual Studio option: Tools –> Options… Environment…


Learn SQL Server 2008 R2 Integration Services Now

The Data Platform Evangelism team has published the third unit in the SQL Server 2008 R2 Business Intelligence Training Course (a.k.a SQLInsights) on MSDN. The SQL Server 2008 R2 Business Intelligence Training Course (SQLInsights) will help you learn how to build your first Microsoft Business Intelligence solution. SQLInsights is a great resource for developers, consultants…


Tutorial: SSIS Performance Videos

This post is coming a little late (these have already been announced here and here), but incase you haven’t seen these before, I wanted to bring attention to four new performance related created by the SQLCAT and SSIS teams. They mostly focus on larger scale/Enterprise level package deployments, but there are good tips for all…


Avoiding Common Pitfalls in SSIS

I’ve uploaded the slides for the Chalk Talk I gave at TechEd last week. I always appreciate feedback (good or bad), and I’ve gotten some great comments so far. If you attended the session (or just like the slides), feel free to comment below.