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SQL Server 2017 Integration Services Cookbook

By : Christian Cote, Dejan Sarka, David Peter Hansen, Matija Lah, Samuel Lester, Christo Olivier
Book Image

SQL Server 2017 Integration Services Cookbook

By: Christian Cote, Dejan Sarka, David Peter Hansen, Matija Lah, Samuel Lester, Christo Olivier

Overview of this book

SQL Server Integration Services is a tool that facilitates data extraction, consolidation, and loading options (ETL), SQL Server coding enhancements, data warehousing, and customizations. With the help of the recipes in this book, you’ll gain complete hands-on experience of SSIS 2017 as well as the 2016 new features, design and development improvements including SCD, Tuning, and Customizations. At the start, you’ll learn to install and set up SSIS as well other SQL Server resources to make optimal use of this Business Intelligence tools. We’ll begin by taking you through the new features in SSIS 2016/2017 and implementing the necessary features to get a modern scalable ETL solution that fits the modern data warehouse. Through the course of chapters, you will learn how to design and build SSIS data warehouses packages using SQL Server Data Tools. Additionally, you’ll learn to develop SSIS packages designed to maintain a data warehouse using the Data Flow and other control flow tasks. You’ll also be demonstrated many recipes on cleansing data and how to get the end result after applying different transformations. Some real-world scenarios that you might face are also covered and how to handle various issues that you might face when designing your packages. At the end of this book, you’ll get to know all the key concepts to perform data integration and transformation. You’ll have explored on-premises Big Data integration processes to create a classic data warehouse, and will know how to extend the toolbox with custom tasks and transforms.
Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Title Page
About the Authors
About the Reviewers
Customer Feedback

SQL Server 2016 download

Following are the steps to download and install SQL Server 2016.

Getting ready

You need to have access to the internet for this recipe.

How to do it...

  1. Open your browser and paste this link: The following page appears in your browser:

  1. Click on Sign in visible at the right (top) to log in Visual Studio Dev Essentials. If you don't have an existing subscription, you can create one by clicking on the Join or access now button in the middle of the page, as shown in the following screenshot:

  1. You are directed to the My Information page. Click on My Benefits at the top of the page to access the download section as shown in the following screenshot:

  1. Click on the Download link in the Microsoft SQL Server Developer Edition tile as highlighted in the following screenshot:

  1. This will redirect you to the SQL Server 2016 Developer Edition page. Click on the green arrow to start downloading the ISO file as shown in the following screenshot:

  1. Due to its pretty large size, the file may take some time to download. The following screenshot is shows 44% done and 10 seconds left to download. This is due to the fact that the file is being downloaded on an Azure VM. It might take longer for you to download it. Depending on your browser, you should see the file downloading as in the following screenshot:

  1. Don't mount the ISO file for now. We have to install an external component described in the next section before we proceed with the installation of SQL Server.