Burritos and SSIS 2005 Data Flow Tasks…

How are these two topics possibly related you ask?  Well, I’m in Mexico City, I’m eating a burrito, and I’m bogging about data flow tasks in SQL Server 2005 Integration Services.  So there you go. I’m going to start to use some Business Intelligence / Data Mart / Data Warehousing terminology in my posts.  If…

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Sourcing XML Data in SSIS 2005

So picking up from where I left off in my last post, I want to talk about my experience using the XML Source adapter in SSIS 2005 to load the data I extracted from SharePoint using the Data Retrieval service I blogged about in my last post.  I had gotten so used to using flat…

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MMM – Dogfood….. SSIS in Action

We use a really unattractive term here at Microsoft to describe the use of pre-release software internally to get our jobs done.   We call it dog food.  I think SteveB may have come up with this very descriptive term, as in “Eat your own…. dog food.”  Anyway, I’ve found it to be one of the…

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It’s About Time! – SQL Server 2005 Business Intelligence

Well, I’ve violated the most sacred commandment of blogdom: “Thou shalt blog regularly.“  I won’t bore you with lame excuses for why it’s been so long since I’ve posted.    I had the privilege of hosting a Yukon Ascend Business Intelligence (BI) for Developers class in Denmark in December.  Reed Jacobsen of Hitachi Consulting taught…

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