January 2012 Entries

The SSIS Expression Way–Skipping an Unwanted File
Yesterday at the MSDN SSIS Forum somebody asked a question if it is possible to skip a particular file conditionally while keep processing the others. Such a situation arises in cases when a file mask/wildcard set for the file names to pick for processing in a ForEach Loop container collects extra files. For example, if we have a folder with files as in the picture below, and we do not want to process (for a specific reason) say File2.txt, our only option to specify the files eligible for processing ......

Posted On Wednesday, January 11, 2012 11:51 PM | Comments (2)

Get Better Equipped and Educated in Tech Year 2012, Yet - For Free!
Tech year 2012 is upon us!Who else more than the IT professionals need to constantly catch up after the latest features, new tools, technologies, software releases or just keep educating themselves?This is all not new to any seasoned developer, administrator or any other IT person. Luckily, Microsoft realizes this does keep many people up at night and as a result we are fortunate to have several resources for at our disposal this year to alleviate the stress levels.Namely, these are as follows:Microsoft ......

Posted On Friday, January 6, 2012 3:31 PM | Comments (3)