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
19 Sep 2007 14:00
The Multicast transform in SSIS 2005 enables us to take 1 input dataset and from it generate n output datasets that are an exact copy of the input dataset which is extremely useful at times and we have used it on a number of projects. The downside is that those outputs are synchronous outputs and therefore are on the exact same thread as the input dataset. Normally a Synchronous output is good as no memory has to swap buffers and it is exceptionally quick. A problem arises if we have on one or more of those outputs a blocking Asynchronous transform. When this happens processing of the other ou... [More]
6 May 2005 14:00
I was about to write about data flow buffer size configuration properties but need to get this one out first so that we can refer to it.
The Data Flow task (internally and in the object model also called the 'Pipeline') logs some pretty interesting information that describe the internal scheduler.
To see these messages, one way is:
1. In a package you want to get detailed pipeline logs on, select the 'Logging...' menu option on the control flow.
2. Check the Data Flow task of interest on the tree on the left. Switch over to Details and se... [More]
5 May 2005 14:00
Adjusting the following properties can have an impact on parallelization during execution:
This is a property on the Package. It defines how many tasks can be run concurrently. A value of -1 means the number of processors and when hyperthreading is turned on, it counts the number of logical processors, not physically present ones. In the little testing that I (Ash) have done, I've not noticed significant difference (<5 percent) in performance between turning on hyperthreading or leaving it off. It'd be interested to know if you see better resu... [More]