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Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Integration Services: An Expert Cookbook

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Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Integration Services: An Expert Cookbook

Overview of this book

SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) is a leading tool in the data warehouse industry - used for performing extraction, transformation, and load operations. This book is aligned with the most common methodology associated with SSIS known as Extract Transform and Load (ETL); ETL is responsible for the extraction of data from several sources, their cleansing, customization, and loading into a central repository normally called Data Warehouse or Data Mart.Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Integration Services: An Expert Cookbook covers all the aspects of SSIS 2012 with lots of real-world scenarios to help readers understand usages of SSIS in every environment. Written by two SQL Server MVPs who have in-depth knowledge of SSIS having worked with it for many years.This book starts by creating simple data transfer packages with wizards and illustrates how to create more complex data transfer packages, troubleshoot packages, make robust SSIS packages, and how to boost the performance of data consolidation with SSIS. It then covers data flow transformations and advanced transformations for data cleansing, fuzzy and term extraction in detail. The book then dives deep into making a dynamic package with the help of expressions and variables, and performance tuning and consideration.
Table of Contents (23 chapters)
Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Integration Services: An Expert Cookbook
About the Authors
About the Reviewers

SSIS reports and catalog views

SQL Server 2012 comes with extensive integration with SSRS reports in different locations to support useful information for SQL server users. Some of these reports relate to Integration Service Catalog.

Integration Service Catalog reports are some standard reports which show execution status of packages, their validation status, connection manager's status and every operation done under the Catalog. These reports are useful for SSIS administrators who are responsible for maintaining SSIS packages, and also useful for SSIS developers who are responsible for part of deployment and execution for troubleshooting.

In this recipe, we take a quick look at SSIS Catalog reports and see their information provided.

Getting ready

For this recipe, we need to complete Chapter 9, Deployment and Chapter 12, Execution and practice some deployment and execution on SSIS Catalog.

How to do it...

  1. Open SSMS and connect to the database engine.

  2. Expand server node in Object Explorer, and...