SQLAuthority News – Book Review – Beginners Guide to SQL Server Integration Services Using Visual Studio 2005

Beginners Guide to SQL Server Integration Services Using Visual Studio 2005 (Paperback)
by Jayaram Krishnaswamy (Author)

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Short Summary:
SQL Server Integration Services Using Visual Studio 2005 contains all the information and education needed for one to begin with SSIS. It covers all the basic concepts in depth and moves towards advance concepts of Extraction, Transformation and Loading (ETL). One book for all the beginners in SSIS.

Detail Summary:
SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) is a comprehensive ETL tool available in SQL Server 2005. It is integrated with Visual Studio 2005 (VS2K5). SSIS is replacement of Data Transformation Services (DTS) which was used transfer data across SQL Server as well other RDBMS. SSIS contains much more features than previous tool DTS and SSIS integrates with other important tool like Analysis Services.
This book covers comprehensive description of the many designer windows encountered while working with this designer which is quite helpful for all novice SSIS developers. This book provides the building blocks, describing each block by way of an example, as well as describing the nuts and bolts that bind the blocks.
DBA’s who are testing water with the Visual Studio IDE but without a wide programming experience will find this book very helpful as well perfect for their need. DBA’s may or may not have wide programming experience but they will get going with this book.

Rating: 4 ½ Stars

Summary:
SQL Server Integration Services Using Visual Studio 2005 is step by step, hands on guide will make SSIS beginner appreciate and understand how Business Intelligence (BI) Projects and Packages are created using the Visual Studio designer.

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