Attunity Webcast on Real Time Optimisation For Microsoft BI

by Allan Mitchell 11 May 2011 19:15
On Wednesday 18th May 1Pm –2PM Eastern Time I am going to be helping Attunity deliver a webcast.  In it I want to highlight some of the challenges we face in getting data around our environments.  I want to highlight the Microsoft products that can help us realise Business Intelligence. It promises to be a good hour.  Hope to see you all there.  Here is the link Attunity Webcast

Attunity Oracle CDC Solution for SSIS - Beta

by Allan Mitchell 18 Feb 2009 12:23
We in no way work for Attunity but we were asked to test drive a beta version of their Oracle CDC solution for SSIS.  Everybody should know that moving more data than you need to takes too much time and uses resources that may better be employed doing something else.  Change data Capture is a technology that is designed to help you identify only the data that has had something done to it and you can therefore move only what is needed.  Microsoft have implemented this exact functionality into SQL server 2008 and I really like it there.  Attunity though are doing it on Oracle... [More]

Immediacy Demands a Change of Focus

by Allan Mitchell 25 Sep 2008 12:08
In this paper from Attunity they look at why we may have to look at how our data capture needs differ with everything now seemingly needing to be realtime. Immediacy Demands a Change of Focus - Final.pdf (112.96 kb)

Real Time Data Integration

by Allan Mitchell 25 Sep 2008 12:05
Here is a paper written by our friends over at Attunity about the need for Change Data Capture and SSIS. More...

Making more of SSIS in 2008 (Presentation)

by Allan Mitchell 13 Mar 2008 01:42
Download the slide deck from my Making more of SSIS in 2008 presentation, first presented at the SQLBits II (The SQL) Community Conference. Abstract Integration Services in SQL Server 2008 is Microsoft’s Enterprise Class ETL Tool. In this session I am going to show you how to use it to do so much more than simply taking a table from one database to another. I am going to show you gems like Change Data Capture, Threading models, Fuzzy Logic, Integration with SSAS and SSRS, Lookup transform caching options and what they mean to you. This session is advanced (level 400) session so yo... [More]

Preview of SSIS in SQL Server 2008 (Presentation)

by Allan Mitchell 15 Oct 2007 14:00
Download the slides and samples from the Preview of SSIS in SQL Server 2008 presentation, first presented at the SQLBits 2007 Community Conference. In this session we looked at some of the new and improved features of SSIS coming in SQL Server 2008. Highlights include: Looking at the new pipeline limiter The new threading engine The arrival of C# as a scripting language option Change Data Capture(CDC) Presentation & Samples (360KB) Preview of SSIS in SQL Server 2008.zip