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Reference Assembly in SSIS Script Task (.net Custom Assembly)

In this blog post I want to show how to reference custom .net Assembly in SSIS Script Task. Assume you want to use some JSON dll in your Script Task instead of this json connector. Here are the steps. Add

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Get File Column Count using SSIS C# Script Task

Sometimes you have changing schema in your flat file (Columns added or Removed) If you ever want to know how many columns you have in flat file then simply use below snippet and it will tell you column count. #region

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How to use SSIS Data Viewer in DataFlow Task

SSIS Data Viewer - Debug Pipeline

In this post you will learn how to use SSIS Data Viewer to debug/troubleshoot SSIS DataFlow Pipeline issues at runtime. You can use SSIS Data Viewer any time you want to see what your data look like at given point

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How to use SSIS Derived Column Transform

SSIS Derived Column Transform Expression

What is SSIS Derived Column Transform SSIS Derived column transform is used to change existing columns coming from Source or add New Columns in the Pipeline Buffer. Note: For simplicity we have used Free DummyData Generator Source in this post

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Tutorial on SSRS report grouping, expand collapse, toggle visibility, nested groups

  Incase someone wants to learn how to create SSRS Groups which can expand collapse like below then check this video I embedded in this post. Highlight of this SSRS video tutorial– How to create SSRS Groups and nested SSRS Groups

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BI Vendor Comparison / Analysis for 2014 by gartner and InformationWeek

Compare BI Vendors for 2014

BI Vendor Comparison / Analysis by InformationWeek (2014 outlook) Looks like Microsoft is at the top spot for Planned BI Vendor list in 2014. This is the analysis done by InformationWeek however according to  Gartner BI Vendor Analysis Tableau getting top

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SSRS Deploy Error: rsAccessDenied : The permissions granted to user ‘MyDomain\User1′ are insufficient for performing this operation.

Getting SSRS Deploy Error - rsAccessedDenied - The permissions granted to user mydomain\myAccount are insufficient for performing this operation.

I just had really odd SSRS access denied error during report deploy and cannot figure out. Bing help me to locate some clue but it was buried somewhere under long forum post. So I decided to create blog to save

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SSAS Cube Deploy/Processing Error – OLE DB or ODBC error: Login failed for user ‘[MyServer1\user1$]’.; 28000

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I was trying to deploy my AdventureWorksDW2012 Cube Sample  and got interesting error as below OLE DB error: OLE DB or ODBC error: Login failed for user ‘MYDOMAIN\MYSERVER$’.; 28000 If you receive above error most likely your SSAS Instance running

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ETL World Record – 1 TB data load in 30 Mins with SSIS

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Here is great white paper from TechNet Microsoft which describes what techniques Microsoft used to achieve 1 Terabyte data load in just 30 Mins using high performance data load techniques in SSIS. Link: ETL world Record – 1 TB Dataload

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SSIS Best Practices for high performance – suggested by microsoft team

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Here is a great presentation from Microsoft Team. This document describes how to get high performance by following some SSIS Best Practices ****** Please wait for few seconds before below presentation loads !!! ***********

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