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SQL Server 2017 Integration Services Cookbook

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

Establishing a performance monitor session

In this recipe, you are going to prepare an ad-hoc performance monitoring session by using the Performance Monitor, a component of the Windows operating system.

How to do it...

  1. In the Windows Start menu, locate the Performance Monitor and open it.
  2. In the tree on the left, expand the Monitoring Tools node, and select the Performance Monitor node.
  3. In the command ribbon on the right side of the window, click the Add icon, marked by the green plus sign, to open the Add Counters dialog.
  4. In the Available counters list, locate the SQL Server SSIS Pipeline 13.0 group, and expand it by clicking the tiny downward arrow to the right of the group name.
  5. With the help of the ctrl button on your keyboard, and the mouse, select the following counters:
    • Buffer memory
    • Buffers in use
    • Buffers spooled
    • Flat buffer memory
    • Flat buffers in use
    • Private buffer memory
    • Private buffers in use
  1. Click Add >> below the list. The counters should now be listed in the Added counters list on...