In order to save your SSIS package built using Business Intelligence Development Studio (BIDS) to Integration Services MSDB, you’ll need to: In BIDS, right-click the solution and select Properties Under Deployment Utility, change the CreateDeploymentUtility option from False to True Rebuild the solution Now find in your solution project folder under the bin\deployment file path an Integration Services Deployment Manifest. Right-click this manifest file and select Deploy. Follow the wizard steps to deploy to your server and choose where to save to the database. The package should then appear in SSIS in SQL Server Management Studio under Integration Services in /MSDB.
Occasionally, I’ve needed to pull XML from the internet via an URL. This allows you to dynamically pull XML from sources than your local.In order to do so, you’ll need a string variable (to populate with the XML from the internet) and the code below in a Script Task. Every time you need to reference the XML in the variable, change your XML Data Sources and XML tasks to pull XML from a variable. string Url = (string)Dts.Variables[“Url”].Value; XmlDocument doc = new XmlDocument(); doc.Load(Url); //You can use a string here if you’d like…I pull from a variable for the URL … Read More
Here are quick shortcut keys I use when using SQL Sever Management Studio’s query editor (I happen to be on version 2008 R2). Comment selection: CTRL-K, C (while holding CTRL) Uncomment selection: CTRL-K, U (while holding CTRL) New Query Editor Window: CTRL-N Find: CTRL-F (F3 for next occurrence, SHIFT-F3 for previous occurrence) Replace: CTRL-H Word completion: ALT+RIGHT ARROW List members: CTRL-SPACE Next Editor Window: CTRL-TAB (previous CTRL-SHIFT-TAB) —- this works like Textpad These are some of my favorites out of the full list of SQL Server Management Studio shortcuts published by Microsoft. More to come in an update, but wanted … Read More
I talk to many customers who have trouble understanding the Microsoft SharePoint versions that have existed since around 2003, so I have provided a very simple chart with the various naming conventions used in the industry.
When I did a quick search online, I found some keyboard shortcuts for Visual Studio 2008 that didn’t work for me, so thought I would get a post going. Comment and Uncomment Code Blocks Quickly I comment blocks of code in VS2008 with: CTRL-E, C …and I uncomment blocks of code with: CRTL-E, U
Here is an example of code to get stripped down contact and account forms. This code is placed in the onLoad event of the respective forms. Note: this is not supported, but a common way to hide left navigation links on specific entities (since normal site map customization does not affect these).
We had an issue where BAM stopped working after installing SOA Suite on a Windows 2003 Server (BAM only runs on Windows at the time of this writing). After trying to uninstall/reinstall many times ourselves, Oracle Support suggested that this was not a compatible configuration. We have done it before (in play environments), but this clearly can cause some issues that are not easy to resolve. So, in this case, we ended up splitting the installation to different machines and have been sleeping much better at night.
Here is how I find out what SQL Server 2005 DB I am playing with: Log into any DB in your SS 2005 instance Run the following query SELECT SERVERPROPERTY(’productversion’), SERVERPROPERTY (’productlevel’), SERVERPROPERTY (’edition’)SELECT SERVERPROPERTY(‘productversion’), SERVERPROPERTY (‘productlevel’), SERVERPROPERTY (‘edition’)