SQL Server Integration Services

SQL Server Integration Services is the Community Courseware version of 20767CC Implementing a SQL Data Warehouse. Learn how to use SSIS to build, deploy, maintain, and secure Integration Services projects and packages, and to use SSIS to extract, transform, and load data to and from SQL Server.

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Description

Who Should Attend

The primary audience for this course is database professionals who need to fulfil a Business Intelligence Developer role. They will need to focus on hands-on work creating BI solutions including Data Warehouse implementation, ETL, and data cleansing.

Course Objectives

  • Create sophisticated SSIS packages for extracting, transforming, and loading data
  • Use containers to efficiently control repetitive tasks and transactions
  • Configure packages to dynamically adapt to environment changes
  • Use Data Quality Services to cleanse data
  • Successfully troubleshoot packages
  • Create and Manage the SSIS Catalog
  • Deploy, configure, and schedule packages
  • Secure the SSIS Catalog

Agenda

1 - SSIS Overview

  • Import/Export Wizard
  • Exporting Data with the Wizard
  • Common Import Concerns
  • Quality Checking Imported/Exported Data

2 - Working with Solutions and Projects

  • Working with SQL Server Data Tools
  • Understanding Solutions and Projects
  • Working with the Visual Studio Interface

3 - Basic Control Flow

  • Working with Tasks
  • Understanding Precedence Constraints
  • Annotating Packages
  • Grouping Tasks
  • Package and Task Properties
  • Connection Managers
  • Favorite Tasks

4 - Common Tasks

  • Analysis Services Processing
  • Data Profiling Task
  • Execute Package Task
  • Execute Process Task
  • Expression Task
  • File System Task
  • FTP Task
  • Hadoop Task
  • Script Task Introduction
  • Send Mail Task
  • Web Service Task
  • XML Task

5 - Data Flow Sources and Destinations

  • The Data Flow Task
  • The Data Flow SSIS Toolbox
  • Working with Data Sources
  • SSIS Data Sources
  • Working with Data Destinations
  • SSIS Data Destinations

6 - Data Flow Transformations

  • Transformations
  • Configuring Transformations

7 - Making Packages Dynamic

  • Features for Making Packages Dynamic
  • Package Parameters
  • Project Parameters
  • Variables
  • SQL Parameters
  • Expressions in Tasks
  • Expressions in Connection Managers
  • After Deployment
  • How It All Fits Together

8 - Containers

  • Sequence Containers
  • For Loop Containers
  • Foreach Loop Containers

9 - Troubleshooting and Package Reliability

  • Understanding MaximumErrorCount
  • Breakpoints
  • Redirecting Error Rows
  • Logging
  • Event Handlers
  • Using Checkpoints
  • Transactions

10 - Deploying to the SSIS Catalog

  • The SSIS Catalog
  • Deploying Projects
  • Working with Environments
  • Executing Packages in SSMS
  • Executing Packages from the Command Line
  • Deployment Model Differences

11 - Installing and Administering SSIS

  • Installing SSIS
  • Upgrading SSIS
  • Managing the SSIS Catalog
  • Viewing Built-in SSIS Reports
  • Managing SSIS Logging and Operation Histories
  • Automating Package Execution

12 - Securing the SSIS Catalog

  • Principals
  • Securables
  • Grantable Permissions
  • Granting Permissions
  • Configuring Proxy Accounts

Prerequisites

  • Working knowledge of T-SQL and SQL Server Agent jobs is helpful, but not required.
  • Basic knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system and its core functionality.
  • Working knowledge of relational databases.
  • Some experience with database design.