SQL Server Denali – What’s Coming Next in SSIS

Thanks to everyone who attended my session at SQL PASS yesterday. The recording of the session isn’t available yet, but thankfully, Steve Swartz, the Group Program Manager for the SSIS team, presented the same content about SQL Server Denali at TechEd Europe. The video is available online (for both download and streaming). What’s Coming Next…


SQL Server 2005 SP3 beta now available

The SQL Server 2005 SP3 beta is now available for download. The service pack doesn’t contain any new features for SSIS, but it does contain a number of bug fixes – a roll up of all of the cumulative updates since SP2, as well as some fixes that were backported from SQL 2008. Be sure…


SQL Server on Codeplex

SQL Server now has its own section on codeplex (Microsoft’s open source project hosting site). This site includes all of the samples that come with SP2, in a single-serve format. Each product has a section, so you can grab samples for individual products instead of running the monolithic samples installer. These samples should be updated regularly,…