Nov
3
2009

CDC for heterogeneous sources with SSIS, from Attunity and Microsoft

See the press release from yesterday (11/2/2009): Attunity extends its partnership with Microsoft to enable heterogeneous Change Data Capture Some excerpts: The solution, based on Microsoft’s SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) and Attunity’s low-impact change data capture (CDC) technology, enables efficient and real-time integration of heterogeneous data with significant cost savings. ... The integrated offering of Attunity’s CDC with Microsoft’s SSIS is now available for many... [More]
Nov
1
2009

Updated product: SSIS Plus 1.4 from Cozyroc - Visit CozyRoc at PASS

Cozyroc is exhibiting at SQL PASS 2009 for the first time this year. From the Cozyroc Web site: CozyRoc will be exhibiting at the Premier Conference for SQL SERVER Professionals. Visit CozyRoc at booth #508 and say HI. Cozyroc has just released version 1.4 of their SSIS+ product, adding still more often-requested features to their add-on library for SQL Server 2005 and 2008. For details on the new and existing features, please see this blog entry, CozyRoc SSIS+ 1.4 has arrived. Here is the most interesting ... [More]
Sep
23
2009

Updated product: EBCDIC Source component "Lysine" from Amino Software

Patrick & Ben at Amino Software have announced a new version of "Lysine," an Integration Services source component for loading EBCDIC data into the data flow of an SSIS package.   I wouldn't know an EBCDIC if one ran up and bit me, so I'll just quote their announcement: Lysine 1.3 Released We are excited to announce that our planned release for 1.2 was merged with features that had been planned for release in 1.3 at a later date. Due to increased international demand, we put a rush on 1... [More]
Feb
20
2009

Import EBCDIC in SSIS packages with updated Lysine 1.1

You can now import EBCDIC data more reliably in SQL Server Integration Services packages with version 1.1 of "Lysine", just announced by Patrick & Ben at Amino Software. If you work with EBCDIC dta, what's in it for you? "The major benefits of Lysine are two-fold: It saves you from having to write a pre-processor to unpack and convert the binary data. It prevents you from having to pre-process the data saving an extra, and many times costly, trip through the data." Here's the features list from t... [More]
Jun
8
2008

New product: Data Quality Manager from Australia

Microsoft consultant David Lean from Australia sent us information about a new data quality product from down under named Data Quality Manager. There's a wealth of information about the product on the site. It uses, and integrates with, Integration Services. Here's some information about their SSIS integration: SSIS integration The core components of the products are encapsulated in stored procedures and functions, developed in T-SQL for superior performance. These functions are exposed as ob... [More]
Jun
8
2008

New product: EBCDIC Source component from Amino Software

Today Ben Harrell of Amino Software announced their new custom Source component, code-named "Lysine", for importing mainframe EBCDIC data into the data flow of an Integration Services package. The component also includes an EBCDIC connection manager. After Integration Services 2005 hit the streets, it wasn't long before we began seeing questions about EBCDIC imports on both the MSDN forum, and the internal SSIS discussion list a Microsoft. And there were very few satisfactory answer... [More]