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SSIS Lookup with value range

SSIS Lookup with value range

Joe Salvatore called out for help on an interesting use of the SSIS Lookup component: Can you lookup a row using a value within a range? Joe specified his criteria as: DataStagingSource.ModifyDate < DataWarehouseDimension.RowExpiredDate AND DataStagingSource.ModifyDate >= DataWarehouseDimension.RowEffectiveDate AND DataStagingSource.NaturalKey = DataWarehouseDimension.NaturalKey Easy! To show how it is done I’ve created a test database “SCRATCH” […]

How to use OUTPUT parameters with SSIS Execute SQL Task

How to use OUTPUT parameters with SSIS Execute SQL Task

Yesterday while trying to get OUTPUT parameters to work with SSIS Execute SQL Task I encountered a lot of problems, which I’m sure other people have experienced. BOL Help is very light on this subject, so consider this the lost page in help. The problem comes about because different providers expect parameters to be declared […]

SQL Server 2005 Template Directories

If you want to be able to have your own template appear in Visual Studio when you add a new item to a project, this is where you will need to save it. Visual Studio 2005 Database Projects: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 8\Common7\Tools\Templates\Database Project Items Reporting Services 2005: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 8\Common7\IDE\PrivateAssemblies\ ProjectItems\ReportProject Reporting […]

What I’m Reading – 10 Jan 2006

A quick list of things I am / have been reading in the last week. Metadata tool and whitepaper for BI components SQL 2005 Metadata Samples Toolkit and whitepaper now available SQL Server 2005 Business Intelligence Metadata Whitepaper SQL Server 2005 Business Intelligence Metadata Samples Toolkit Indexes: An Overview and Maintenance for Performance Recovery Planning […]