SQL Server Training: Transforming Data with SSIS


Course Delivery

Live Instructor-Led Training

Course Description

The course Transforming Data with SSIS (SQL Server Training) covers the full range of SSIS concepts from the basics of data sources to advanced data flows and control flows. The course begins with a tour of Visual Studio .NET and its many windows, dialog boxes and features. From there, you learn to import data from delimited & positional files, to export data to external data sources and to implement simple error conditions. The training includes how to implement complex data transformation tasks and how to handle NULL values & encoding changes. The course also discusses data load operations that are common to SQL Server data warehouses that make use of a Star schema.

Course Dates and Pricing


Sep 5 - 7, 2018$2,250.00Oct 3 - 5, 2018$2,250.00Oct 31 - Nov 2, 2018$2,250.00Nov 28 - 30, 2018$2,250.00

Course Outline

SSIS Overview

SQL Server Core Services
SSIS Architecture
The .NET Framework Runtime
About .NET Namespaces
Using BI Development Studio
Creating a SSIS Project
Debugging a SSIS Package

SSIS Essentials

About the Integration Services Template
Understanding Data Sources and Data Source Views
About Packages and the Package Explorer
Creating Packages
About Control Flow and Data Flow
About Event Handlers

SSIS Data Sources

The Need for a Data Connection
Establishing a Connection using a Provider
About SQL Server and Oracle Connections
Creating a Data Source
Using Data Source Views

SSIS Control Flow

Creating a Package
About Package Templates
The Need for Data to Process Separation
Distinguishing between the Control Flow and the Data Flow
About the Control Flow Designer
Implementing Structure with Containers
Implementing Functionality with Tasks
Implementing Precedence with Precedence Constraints

SSIS Data Flow

Understanding the Need for Data Flows
About the Data Flow Designer
Implementing Inputs with Data Sources
Implementing Outputs with Data Destinations
Modifying and Aggregating Data with Tranformations
Connecting Inputs and Outputs with Data Paths
Handling Errors
Implementing Event Handlers

Common Tasks

Using SSIS to Import and Transform Data
Using SSIS to Export and Transform Data
Using SSIS to Transfer Data between Servers
Using SSIS to Load a Data Warehouse
Using SSIS to implement a Complex Business Process
Loading a Data Warehouse with SSIS

Course Locations

  • Ottawa

  • Montreal

  • Toronto

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