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SSIS Multicast Transformation: The Smart Guide with Easy Examples

SSIS MultiCast could be the easiest transformation component. Why?

You simply drag it into the Data Flow. Then, point the source to it and point it to one or more transformation or destination components. That’s it. There’s nothing else to configure. But what is it? And how do you use it? This article will show you how to use it with simple examples.

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Make SSIS DateTime Expressions Easy With DATEPART, DATEADD, and DATEDIFF

SSIS DateTime expressions are mostly a part of daily ETL tasks. And the functions that come to mind are DATEPART, DATEADD, and DATEDIFF.

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SSIS Data Types: The No-Sweat Guide with Easy Examples

Have you ever wondered why you need to mind your SSIS data types? You DO actually need to mind them, because there are numerous data types amounts which, sometimes, as oil and water, don’t mix together. Proceed into the article to know a little bit more about the SSIS universe!

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How to Write Expressions in SSIS Derived Column

You can’t make an SSIS Derived Column useful without expressions. So, how do you write one? This article will give you tips on using derived column transformation.

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SQL Server Activity Monitor for Diagnosing SQL Server Performance Data

Read this article to know how to use SQL Server Activity Monitor and what other SQL monitoring tools you can use to monitor SQL Server performance to be aware of possible performance issues.

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How to Work With Inheritance in Entity Framework Core

Entity Framework Core from Microsoft is a cross-platform, lightweight, and flexible version of its predecessor, Entity Framework. EF Core is an object-relational mapper (ORM) tool that offers a standardized way of storing and retrieving data to and from diverse data sources.

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Incremental Load in SSIS

People are ever more in a hurry. They want their data almost right now. And even more, data is getting bigger and bigger. So, you can’t use good old techniques because they’re “good enough”. It has to be fast. And ETL steps are not an exemption. This is where incremental load comes to play. And if you’re on this page, you probably are looking for incremental load in SSIS.

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SQL Delete Statement: Remove One or Multiple Rows From a Table

The article is dedicated to the SQL Server DELETE statement. Here you will find detailed information about how to use the query in order to remove one or several rows from one or several tables. Also, we will compare DELETE with TRUNCATE because at first glance they may seem to perform the same task.

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SSIS Execute Process Task Tutorial with Examples

What’s the big deal with SSIS Execute Process Task?

Among the many SSIS components, Data Flow and SQL tasks are enough for simple tasks. Using SSIS to compare two tables is one example. But sometimes, those task components alone are not enough for our requirements. Executing a batch file, a PowerShell script, or an executable file as the next step makes sense. So, why not make use of it in SSIS?

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Delphi DAC for Firebird 4: Using the new INT128, DECFLOAT, and large NUMERIC types

This article describes how to work with Firebird 4 in Delphi data access components. The latest version of IBDAC and UniDAC supports Firebird 4 and the new data types: INT128, DECFLOAT, and NUMERIC.

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