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This three-day instructor-led course teaches students how to implement an Integration Services solution in an organization. The course discusses how to develop, deploy, and manage Integration Services packages.

Course Outline

This three-day instructor-led course teaches students how to implement an Integration Services solution in an organization. The course discusses how to develop, deploy, and manage Integration Services packages.


Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to SQL Server 2008 Integration Services

The students will be introduced to the role that Integration Services plays in extracting, transforming, and loading data. The students will also be introduced to the tools that are used to build and manage Integration Services solutions.


• Lesson 1: Overview of SQL Server Integration Services

• Lesson 2: Using Integration Services Tools

Lab: Introduction to SQL Server Integration Services

• Exercise 1: (Level 200) Using the Import and Export Wizard

• Exercise 2: (Level 200) Running an Integration Services Package

After completing this module, students will be able to:

• Describe Integration Services solutions

• Use Integration Services tools

Module 2: Developing Integration Services Solutions

The students will be introduced to the development tasks that are involved in creating an Integration Services package.


• Lesson 1: Creating an Integration Services Solution

• Lesson 2: Using Variables

• Lesson 3: Building and Running a Solution

Lab: Developing Integration Services Solutions

• Exercise 1 (Level 200): Creating an Integration Services Project

• Exercise 2 (Level 200): Implementing a Package

• Exercise 3: (Level 200) Building and Running an Integration Services package

After completing this module, students will be able to:

• Create a SQL Server Integration Services solution.

• Use variables.

• Build and run a solution.

Module 3: Implementing Control Flow

The students will be introduced to the tasks and precedence constraints that can be used to implement control flow in an Integration Services package.


• Lesson 1: Control Flow Tasks

• Lesson 2: Control Flow Precedent Constraints

• Lesson 3: Control Flow Containers

Lab: Implementing Control Flow

• Exercise 1: (Level 200) Creating a Simple Control Flow

• Exercise 2: (Level 200) Configuring Precedence Constraints

• Exercise 3: (Level 200) Using Containers

After completing this module, students will be able to:

• Configure control flow tasks.

• Configure control flow precedence constraints.

• Configure control flow containers.

Module 4: Implementing Data Flow

The students will be introduced to the data flow sources, transformations, and destinations that can be used to implement a data flow task in an Integration Services control flow. It also explains how to use data flow paths to direct valid and invalid rows through the data flow.


• Lesson 1: Data Flow Sources and Destinations

• Lesson 2: Basic Data Flow Transformations

• Lesson 3: Advanced Data Flow Transformations

• Lesson 4: Data Flow Paths

Lab: Implementing Data Flow

• Exercise 1: (Level 200) Transferring Data

• Exercise 2: (Level 200) Implementing Transformations

• Exercise 3: (Level 200) Using Data Viewers

• Exercise 4: (Level 200) Configuring Error Output

After completing this module, students will be able to:

• Implement data flow sources and destinations.

• Implement basic data flow transformations.

• Implement advanced data flow transformations.

• Implement data flow paths.

Module 5: Implementing Logging

The students will be introduced to how to use logging in an Integration Services package, and explained how to configure and use logging providers to generate information about a package’s execution.


• Lesson 1: Overview of Integration Services Logging

• Lesson 2: Enabling and Configuring Logging

Lab: Implementing Logging

• Exercise 1: (Level 200) Configuring Logging

• Exercise 2: (Level 200) Implementing Custom Logging

After completing this module, students will be able to:

• Describe Integration Services logging.

• Implement Integration Services logging.

Module 6: Debugging and Error Handling

The students will be introduced to how to debug Integration Services packages by using the debugging tools in Business Intelligence Development Studio. It then explains how to implement error-handling logic in an Integration Services package.


• Lesson 1: Debugging a Package

• Lesson 2: Implementing Error Handling

Lab: Debugging and Error Handling

• Exercise 1: (Level 300) Debugging a Package

• Exercise 2: (Level 300) Implementing Error Handling

• Exercise 3: (Level 300) Controlling Failure Behavior

After completing this module, students will be able to:

• Debug an SSIS package.

• Implement error handling.

Module 7: Implementing Checkpoints and Transactions

The students will be introduced to what checkpoints are and how to implement them. It then discusses transactions, and describes how to implement transactional data access logic in an Integration Services package.


• Lesson 1: Implementing Checkpoints

• Lesson 2: Implementing Transactions

Lab: Implementing Checkpoints and Transactions

• Exercise 1: (Level 200) Implementing Checkpoints in a Package

• Exercise 2: (Level 300) Implementing Transactions in a Package

• Exercise 3: (Level 300) Implementing a Native Transaction

After completing this module, students will be able to:

• Implement checkpoints.

• Implement transactions.

Module 8: Configuring and Deploying Packages

The students will be introduced to how to create Package Configurations and how to deploy Integration Services packages to production servers.


• Lesson 1: Package Configurations

• Lesson 2: Deploying Packages

Lab: Configuring and Deploying Packages

• Exercise 1: (Level 200) Creating a Package Configuration

• Exercise 2: (Level 200) Preparing a Package for Deployment

• Exercise 3: (Level 200) Deploying a Package

After completing this module, students will be able to:

• Implement package configurations.

• Deploy packages.

Module 9: Managing and Securing Packages

The students will be introduced to the management tasks that relate to Integration Services packages and explained how to perform those tasks by using the Integration Services management tools. It also describes how to secure Integration Services packages.


• Lesson 1: Managing Packages

• Lesson 2: Securing Packages

Lab: Managing and Securing Packages

• Exercise 1: (Level 200) Importing a Package

• Exercise 2: (Level 200) Configuring and Monitoring a Package

• Exercise 3: (Level 200) Scheduling a Package

• Exercise 4: (Level 200) Securing a Package

After completing this module, students will be able to:

• Manage packages.

• Secure packages.

Prerequisites & Certificates

• Exposure to enterprise data import and export scenarios. • Experience navigating the Microsoft Windows Server environment. • Experience with Microsoft SQL Server, including: • SQL Server Agent. • SQL Server query language (SELECT, UPDATE, INSERT, and DELETE). • SQL Server System tables. • SQL Server accounts (users and permissions).

Certificates offered

MS Certification

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations or postponements received more than ten business days prior to the first day of the course, will be subject to a 15% administration fee, and course ware fees where applicable. The cost of the course is payable, in full, for any cancellations or postponements received within ten business days, or less, prior to the first day of the course.

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A quick note to say thanks very much for the information I garnered at the course. The training was very informative and practical; the handout material contains a lot of information that will be helpful in future.
Reviewed by 2014
I found the course to be useful and easy to follow. Would use their service again.
Reviewed by 2014
I really enjoyed this training session, I found it incredible helpful for our needs of customizing our CRM. The instructor was good
Reviewed by 2013
By choice, and as I didn't want to disturb the man next to me, I didn't ask to many questions of the instructor. I realize that taking the same course at the same time would have been ideal, but I understand why we were put in the same space. I had a few computer glitches which shuffled the course material around a bit which I eventually found a work around for. A lot of material for one day and I did find myself paying attention to the clock to make sure I finished at a reasonable time.
Reviewed by 2012
very well organized and flexible. Helped me with my specific needs. Steve was very helpful.
Reviewed by 2012
I thought that the course content was excellent, it covered a wide variety of new features in 2010 at a sufficeint level of detail. The video instructor was also very diliegent about highlighting the various ribbon features and showing alternate methods of completing a task. This teaching method may not be for everyone, but I enjoyed the ability to learn at my own pace, without being slowed down by questions that were not relevant to me. It would be nice to have better control over the video streaming in order to skip over/ahead on topics that are familiar to the user.
Reviewed by 2012
the instructor was very knowledgeable, and most importantly patient.
Reviewed by 2012
Found that the advance training was where my level was at already on most items (wishing there was a super advanced training). Found the ‘instructor’ not to be conversant on the program I was being trained on (probably the same level as I was) which was frustrating. He did ask other personnel which did have more knowledge but did not give me a clear answer (said it was part of the limits of the program and what I was looking for was very customized, duh this is why I took the advanced) He was willing to go over the ideas of tables and relationships with me which was not covered in the course, which I was thankful for. The course did delivered though what it had said it would and it was good to get reinforcement on what I had learned on my own, that I was on the right track.
Reviewed by 2012
The course was really useful for me.
Reviewed by 2012
over all it is a good experience and I learnt something out of it.
Reviewed by 2012
Course content was not as comprehensive as I'd hoped. Would have liked more indepth lessons about macros.
Reviewed by 2012
It would be great to separate two different session for the topic. It was usufull and meantime it was too much information.
Reviewed by 2012
Hi, There was one problem with the flow. I'm not completely sure as to how best to describe it but basically, it didn't flow from one module to the next. Specifically, if I was in a particular module (say the introduction or first sub-module) and it completed, I was not automatically taken to the next sub-module within the overall module (a module being a section of the course). Feel free to give me a call to discuss at 416-686-3141.
Reviewed by 2012
The first hour of the course was difficult due to the noisy environment. There were 3 separate software platforms being mentored by 2 instructors simultaneously. As each required unique start up instructions, it was very difficult to concentrate on the video teaching for my session in spite of the headphones as there was a significant amount of background noise. I suggest that future sessions that are mentored rather than led be done as dedicated sessions (i.e. only 1 software platform being taught at a time) to minimize the impact of this situation. Additionally, the 2 instructors had side conversations that had nothing to do with teaching the sessions and needed to be asked not to do this as I found it was hindering my ability to listen to the video lesson. Unwilling to crank the volume on the headset, I could hear them clearly over the top of the lesson I was listening to.
Reviewed by 2012
Everyone was extremely laid back, kind and courteous. I felt very comfortable and no matter who you were in contact with, all employees were approachable.
Reviewed by 2012
While the instructor had a basic understanding of Project 2010, he did not have "advanced" knowledge which was the level of the course. He had not really used the software in "real life" so didn't have any context. Whenever I had questions, he looked for answers from microsoft.com (I could have done the same). I was hoping the instructor would provided added knowledge to what I was learning from the videos.
Reviewed by 2012
Fantastic and very relevant. The instructor was very pleasant and helpful.
Reviewed by 2012
Too many mistakes made in the videos, this made it confusing about what to follow and what to avoid. Seminar presenter got off-topic too much which made me pressed for time.
Reviewed by 2011
There really is not enough time in one day to do all the exersizes in the training manual, watch all the videos, take the quizzes, and discuss specifc issues with the instructor. I would suggest improving the video intruction to actual take you through some of the exersizes rather than leaving you to do it on your own, because you really only learn by doing.
Reviewed by 2011
Thought the directions in the book exercises exercises could be written a little clearer.
Reviewed by 2011
My second course with TekSource and it's always an enjoyable experience. It's a nice clean office environment close to the subway. And the staff is excellent and helpful.
Reviewed by 2011
Not instructor led hence one star rating
Reviewed by 2011
The only somewhat critical comment I have is that it can be difficult to concentrate when the mentor is explaining to another student. In a small classroom setting, I guess that is just a reality of mentor-assisted training.
Reviewed by 2011
Steve Meggenson understand French. He helped me a lot with my documents from work. Now I know how to use Access for my work. I should take this course 5 years ago! But, it's not too late! I want to take the monitored or coach course with Steve again because he can read and understand french!
Reviewed by 2011
I wish that there had been more examples and more exercises for pivot tables and vlook up. They are very valuable tools.
Reviewed by 2011
Very positive experience.
Reviewed by 2011

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