SQL Server 2008

Implementing and Maintaining Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Integration Services
(Microsoft Training Course: 6235) - 3 days - £1250 exc VAT

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> Target Audience
This course teaches students how to implement an Integration Services solution in an organization. It is intended for information technology (IT) professionals and developers who need to implement data transfer or extract, transform, and load (ETL) solutions by using Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Integration Services.
> Course outline
  1. Introduction to SQL Server 2008 Integration Services
  2. Developing Integration Services Solutions
  3. Implementing Control Flow
  4. Implementing Data Flow
  5. Implementing Logging
  6. Debugging and Error Handling
  7. Implementing Checkpoints and Transactions
  8. Configuring and Deploying Packages
  9. Managing and Securing Packages

Module 1: Introduction to SQL Server 2008 Integration Services
  • Overview of SQL Server Integration Services
  • Using Integration Services Tools
  • Lab : Introduction to SQL Server Integration Services
  • Describe Integration Services solutions.
  • Use Integration Services tools.
Module 2: Developing Integration Services Solutions
  • Creating an Integration Services Solution
  • Using Variables
  • Building and Running a Solution
  • Lab : Developing Integration Services Solutions
  • Create a SQL Server Integration Services solution.
  • Use variables.
  • Build and run a solution.
Module 3: Implementing Control Flow
  • Control Flow Tasks
  • Control Flow Precedent Constraints
  • Control Flow Containers
  • Lab : Implementing Control Flow
  • Configure control flow tasks.
  • Configure control flow precedence constraints.
  • Configure control flow containers.
Module 4: Implementing Data Flow
  • Data Flow Sources and Destinations
  • Basic Data Flow Transformations
  • Advanced Data Flow Transformations
  • Data Flow Paths
  • Lab : Implementing Data Flow
  • Implement data flow sources and destinations.
  • Implement basic data flow transformations.
  • Implement advanced data flow transformations.
  • Implement data flow paths.
Module 5: Implementing Logging
  • Overview of Integration Services Logging
  • Using Logging
  • Lab : Implementing Logging
  • Describe Integration Services logging.
  • Implement Integration Services logging.
Module 6: Debugging and Error Handling
  • Debugging a Package
  • Implementing Error Handling
  • Lab : Debugging and Error Handling
  • Debug an SSIS package.
  • Implement error handling.
Module 7: Implementing Checkpoints and Transactions
  • Implementing Checkpoints
  • Implementing Transactions
  • Lab : Implementing Checkpoints and Transactions
  • Implement checkpoints.
  • Implement transactions.
Module 8: Configuring and Deploying Packages
  • Package Configurations
  • Preparing and Deploying Packages
  • Lab : Configuring and Deploying Packages
  • Implement package configurations.
  • Deploy packages.
Module 9: Managing and Securing Packages
  • Managing Packages
  • Securing Packages
  • Lab : Managing and Securing Packages
  • Manage packages.
  • Secure packages.
> Pre-Requisites
Before attending this course, students must have the following pre-requisites:
  • 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).
  • In addition, it is recommended, but not required, that students have completed:
  • Course 6231: Maintaining a Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Database.
  • Course 6232: Implementing a Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Database.
> Purpose
After completing this course, students will be able to describe SQL Server Integration Services and its tools; create an Integration Services package; implement control flow in an Integration Services package; implement data flow in an Integration Services package; implement logging in an Integration Services package; debug and implement error handling in an Integration Services package; implement checkpoints and transactions in an Integration Services package; deploy an Integration Services package; manage and secure an Integration Services package.