SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) is the most widely adopted Business Intelligence (BI) component of SQL Server and the leading extraction, transformation, and loading (ETL) tool in the data warehouse industry. Written by a team of Microsoft MVPs for SQL Server, this book presents you with an array of common problems that SSIS administrators and developers face on a daily basis, and walks you through the steps necessary to solve these challenges.
Demonstrates how to solve common pitfalls involved with SSIS deployment
Shares solutions for challenges you may encounter with package deployment and storage decisions
Explores file handling and processing methods
Reviews best practices for data extraction
Covers the basic concepts and challenges of dimension table ETL and fact table ETL
Solves problems that may arise with scripting design patterns and SSIS package scaling
Discusses how to effectively scale and performance–tune SSIS packages
Wrox Problem Design Solution references give you solid, workable solutions to real–world development problems. Each chapter is devoted to a different scenario, analyzing every problem, examining relevant design issues, and implementing the ideal solution.
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Chapter 1: SSIS Solution Architecture.
Chapter 2: SSIS Management Framework Design.
Chapter 3: Package Deployment and Storage Decisions.
Chapter 4: File–Handling and Processing Methods.
Chapter 5: Data Extraction Best Practices.
Chapter 6: Data–Cleansing Design.
Chapter 7: Dimension Table ETL.
Chapter 8: Fact Table ETL.
Chapter 9: SSAS Processing Architecture.
Chapter 10: Implementing Scale–Out ETL Process.
Chapter 11: Scripting Design Patterns.
Chapter 12: SSIS Package Scaling.
Jessica M. Moss is a Microsoft MVP in SQL Server and a BI mentor, consultant, and trainer with Solid Quality Mentors.
Brian Knight is a Microsoft MVP For SQL Server and the cofounder of SQLServerCentral.com and JumpstartTV.com.
Jay Hackney is a mentor and consultant for Solid Quality Mentors, who works with SSIS to provide data warehousing and ETL solutions.