SSIS Parameterization

Slava Murygin shows how to use project parameters and expressions to make SSIS packages a bit more dynamic:

Being on SSIS presentation recently, I’ve realized that a lot of people, who are working with SSIS for years, still do not know what “Parameterizing” is and how to do it.

SSIS has been changed a lot in SQL Server 2012, where Microsoft announced “Project Deployment Model”. Since then you can deploy Project, and you can assign Parameters to that project, which can be passed to it for execution. Before that, developers used Configurations to supply values for internal variables and connections.

Adding parameters to packages grants you a huge level of flexibility when moving between environments or reusing components.

Related Posts

Handling Late Arrivals In SSIS

Peter Schott shows us a pattern for dealing with late-arriving dimension members in SQL Server Integration Services ETL packages: The general steps are Set up your source query. Pass the data through a Lookup for your Dimension with the missing results routed to a “No Match” output. Insert those “No Match” rows into your Dimension […]

Read More

Decrypting SSIS Passwords

Jason Brimhall shows how to decrypt your Integration Services package’s password if you have a SQL Agent job set to execute that package: Take note here that I am only querying the msdb database. There is nothing exceedingly top secret here – yet. Most DBAs should be extremely familiar with these tables and functions that […]

Read More

Categories

June 2016
MTWTFSS
« May Jul »
 12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
27282930