Chapter 15. SSIS Engine Deep Dive

Lots of people consider the engine to be the most important part of a car. After all, it’s the engine that ultimately provides the ability for the car to move. Similarly, the SSIS package execution is driven by software components referred to as engines. Understanding how SSIS engines work and how to configure them is the key to getting optimal performance from your SSIS package design.

There are two main parts in SSIS: the Control Flow and the Data Flow. Correspondingly, there are two separate engines. The Control Flow engine (also referred to as the runtime) is responsible for orchestrating task execution. The Data Flow engine (also referred to ...

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