CHAPTER 6Integration Services

Since its initial release in Microsoft SQL Server 2005, Integration Services has had incremental changes in each subsequent version of the product. However, those changes were trivial in comparison to the number of enhancements, performance improvements, and new features introduced in SQL Server 2012 Integration Services. This product overhaul affects every aspect of Integration Services, from development to deployment to administration.

Developer Experience

The first change that you notice as you create a new Integration Services project is that Business Intelligence Development Studio (BIDS) is now a Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 shell called SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT). The Visual Studio environment alone introduces ...

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