SQL Server Integration Services an Introduction – Part 1 – SQL Server Performance

SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) is a platform for building high performance data integration and workflow solutions. It allows creation of packages or SSIS packages which are made up of tasks that can move data from source to destination and alter it if required.

SSIS is basically an ETL (Extraction, Transformation, and Load) tool whose main purpose is to do extraction, transformation and loading of data but it can be used for several other purposes for example, to automate maintenance of SQL Server databases, update multidimensional cube data etc as well.

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Free Wrox SQL Server Community Training – June/July Schedule

Wrox’s good friends at Pragmatic Works have announced their free webinar training schedule for the months of June and July. Weve teamed up for an incredible set of webinars focused on SQL Server and Business Intelligence taught by bestselling authors, many of which are authors for Wrox. Reponse has been fantastic and were getting close to being full on several sessions.

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