Data Flow Sequence Containers

Todd McDermid is excited about data flow groups in Integration Services:

Data Flow Groups

Data Flow Groups is what they’re calling it, and it’s deceptively simple to use.  One of the reasons I’m sure I (and SSIS people I talk to who DID NOT LET ME KNOW IT WAS THERE) missed it is because I was expecting it to be a component in the toolbox.  Not so.
Code up your Data Flow as you normally would.  Then go and select the components that you want to group together – via clicking and dragging a selection window, or click-selecting components.  Any component combinations you want.  Then right-click and select Group.

I admit that I didn’t know it existed either.  This does seem rather useful.

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