Introduction to SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)

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Course Number: SQL-524

Duration: 4 days (26 hours)

Format: Live, hands-on

SSIS Training Overview

Accelebrate's 4-day Introduction to SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) training teaches attendees how to use SSIS to build high-performance ETL (Extract, Transform, and Load) and workflow packages and projects.

We also offer a 5-day class that adds coverage of administrative topics, such as project deployment, managing packages in an SSIS catalog, securing the SSIS catalog, and more.

Note: This class is appropriate for SQL Server 2012 through 2017.

Location and Pricing

Accelebrate offers instructor-led enterprise training for groups of 3 or more online or at your site. Most Accelebrate classes can be flexibly scheduled for your group, including delivery in half-day segments across a week or set of weeks. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private corporate training on-site or online, please contact us.

In addition, some courses are available as live, online classes for individuals. See a schedule of online courses.

Objectives

  • Create sophisticated SSIS packages for extracting, transforming, and loading data
  • Use containers to efficiently control repetitive tasks and transactions
  • Configure packages to dynamically adapt to environment changes
  • Use Data Quality Services to cleanse data
  • Incrementally load data into a data warehouse
  • Deploy and execute packages
  • Successfully troubleshoot packages
  • Configure package reliability

Prerequisites

Students should be comfortable with SQL Server Management Studio and writing basic queries.

Outline

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Introduction
SSIS Overview
  • SSIS Overview
  • Import/Export Wizard
  • Exporting Data with the Wizard
  • Common Import Concerns
  • Quality Checking Imported/Exported Data
Working with Solutions and Projects
  • Working with SQL Server Data Tools
  • Understanding Solutions and Projects
  • Working with the Visual Studio Interface
Basic Control Flow
  • Introduction to the Control Flow
  • Working with Tasks
  • Understanding Precedence Constraints
  • Annotating Packages
  • Grouping Tasks
  • Package and Task Properties
  • Connection Managers
  • Favorite Tasks
Common Tasks
  • SSIS Tasks in the Common Section
  • Analysis Services Processing
  • Bulk Insert Task
  • Data Profiling Task
  • Execute Package Task
  • Execute Process Task
  • Expression Task
  • File System Task
  • FTP Task
  • Hadoop Tasks
  • Script Task Introduction
  • Send Mail Task
  • Web Service Task
  • XML Task
Data Flow Sources and Destinations
  • The Data Flow Task
  • The Data Flow SSIS Toolbox
  • Working with Data Sources
  • SSIS Data Sources
  • Working with Data Destinations
  • SSIS Data Destinations
  • Chapter 5 Lab
  • Answers to Exercises
Data Flow Transformations
  • Transformations Overview
  • Transformations
  • Configuring Transformations
Making Packages Dynamic
  • Features for Making Packages Dynamic
  • Package Parameters
  • Project Parameters
  • Variables
  • SQL Parameters
  • Expressions in Tasks
  • Expressions in Connection Managers
  • After Deployment
  • How it all fits together
Containers
  • Sequence Containers
  • For Loop Containers
  • Foreach Loop Containers
Troubleshooting and Package Reliability
  • Understanding MaximumErrorCount
  • Breakpoints
  • Redirecting Error Rows
  • Logging
  • Event Handlers
  • Using Checkpoints
  • Transactions
Deploying to the SSIS Catalog
  • SSIS Deployment Overview
  • The SSIS Catalog
  • Deploying Projects
  • Working with Environments
  • Executing Packages in SSMS
  • Executing packages from the command line
  • Deployment Model Differences
Conclusion

Training Materials:

All students receive comprehensive courseware.

Software Requirements:

  • At least 8 GB RAM 8GB or more recommended)
  • At least 10 GB free disk space
  • 64-bit Windows 8 or later, or Windows Server 2012 or later, with the latest service pack updates.
  • A full installation of SQL Server (server and client tools), including Integration Services, with the latest service packs applied. The SQL Server version will be determined by the version you select for the class.
  • Use SQL Server Developer Edition on Windows 8 or 10, or Enterprise Edition on Windows Server operating systems
  • Excel 2013 or later with the latest service packs installed
  • SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) and SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT)
  • An accessible SMTP server or forwarder (and optionally Outlook or another email client)
  • Related sample databases and lab files that Accelebrate will provide
  • If you have purchased this course, please contact us for detailed setup instructions, including specific SSDT and SSMS version recommendations.


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