Post 1 introduction to ssis sql server integration services
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Introduction to SSIS SQL Server Integration Services
SQL Server Management Studio SSMS: SQL Server Management Studio is an
integrated environment for accessing, configuring, managing, administering,
and developing all componentsof SQL Server.
SQL Server Management Studio combinesa broad group of graphical tools
with a number of rich script editorsto provide access to SQL Server to
developersand administrators of all skill levels.
SQL Server Management Studio combinesthe features of Enterprise Manager,
Query Analyzer, and Analysis Manager, included in previousreleases of SQL
Server, into a single environment.In addition,SQL Server Management Studio
works with all componentsof SQL Server such as Integrationservices, Reporting
Services and Analysis Services. Developersget a familiar experience,and
database administratorsget a single comprehensive utility that combines easy-
to-use graphical tools with rich scripting capabilities.
SSMS screen shot with a new query
BIDS Business Intelligence Development Studio
Business Intelligence Development Studio is Microsoft Visual Studio with
additional project types that are specific to SQL Server business intelligence.
Business Intelligence Development Studio is the primary environmentthat you
will use to develop businesssolutions that include Analysis Services, Integration
Services, and Reporting Servicesprojects. Each project type supplies templates
for creating the objectsrequired for business intelligence solutions,and
providesa variety of designers, tools,and wizards to work with the objects.
From the Start Menu (Select Visual Studio 2012)
Select File -> New -> Project and you will be on the following screen
Screen Shot of BIDS New Project for SSIS
Microsoft IntegrationServices is a platform for building enterprise-level data
integrationand data transformations solutions.
You use Integration Services to solve complex business problemsby:
copying or downloading files,
sending e-mail messages in response to events,
updating data warehouses,
cleaning & mining data,
Managing SQL Server objectsand data.
The packages can work alone or in concert with other packages to address
complex business needs.
IntegrationServices can extract and transform data from a wide variety of
sources such as
XML data files,
relational data sources,
Load the data into one or more destinations.
IntegrationServices includes a rich set of
built-intasks and transformations;
tools for constructing packages;
Tools for IntegrationServices service for running and managing
You can use the graphical IntegrationServices tools to create solutions without
writing a single line of code; or you can program the extensive Integration
Services object model to create packages programmatically and code custom
tasks and other package objects.