We just completed an extensive tour of SSIS, including most all of the design surfaces in BIDS (the notable exception is the Error Flow design surface). What else could we possibly have to cover in the SSIS area?
Actually there is still a great deal more to learn. The focus of this chapter is on using BIDS to make your packages even more useful by adding or using features that will improve your ability to reuse, deploy, and debug them. Also, we'll look at error handling in depth. In this chapter, we'll cover the following topics:
Understanding package executionviewers and BIDS
Debuggingbreakpoints, watch windows, and more
Loggingnew log providers and error handling
Setting runtime properties
Defining security ...