Evolution of an SSIS Framework
SSIS frameworks are the next logical step after SSIS design patterns because frameworks comprise many patterns. At a minimum, an SSIS framework should provide package execution control and monitoring. That sounds simple, but I assure you, it is not. Execution control requires a working knowledge of the Integration Services runtime API. Understanding the subtleties of tight—and loose—coupling is not merely helpful, it can make or ruin your day (or data integration solution).
Why would anyone need an SSIS framework if SSIS 2012 and 2014 include the SSIS Catalog? That is an excellent question. The SSIS 2012 ...