View Help for the SAP BI Connector for SSIS on the Web

Today the Help file for the Microsoft Connector 1.0 for SAP BI was published to the MSDN Library at this address: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd326764.aspx. Previously, customers who were interested in the Connector had to download the components and install them to get access to the Help documentation. This Help content (which does not contain screen shots) complements the valuable how-to article (which DOES contain screen shots) by Chunhui Zhu, Using SQL Server 2008 Integration Services with ... [More]

Connectors now available for SAP BI, Oracle, and Teradata

Both of the promised post-RTM packages of connectors for use with SQL Server 2008 Enterprise and Developer are now available for download, since last Friday's release of the October Feature Pack that contains the SAP BI connector. Each set consists of a connection manager, source, and destination, and is available in both 32-bit and 64-bit versions. In both cases, Microsoft took advantage of the existing expertise of third-party companies to develop these high-performance connectivity components. ... [More]

New docs on SAP with SQL Server Integration Services

Integration Services developer Matt Masson has already blogged about the new connectivity components for SAP BW for SQL Server 2008 Integration Services. This set of components will consist of a connection manager, source, and destination. They will be released shortly after SQL Server 2008 as a download on the Feature Pack Web page, for users of Enterprise/Developer/Evaluation editions. (There has not yet been a preview release, so you won't find these anywhere on the Microsoft Web site at this point.) <... [More]