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SSIS Configurations: When and How

Configurations in SSIS are a lovely tool that when implemented correctly can greatly reduce package maintenance.  It is very possible to over configure a package, so be sure that you only do what you need to in order to make...

SSIS Webinar Recording Is Up 6

SSIS Webinar Recording Is Up

I want to say a huge thank you to everyone who attended the webinar from Pragmatic Works (website) that I did on Tuesday.  If you missed it the topic was Dynamic SSIS: Configurations, Expressions and Variables.  I got a lot...

SQL Saturday Pensacola 0

SQL Saturday Pensacola

I know it has been almost a month since I posted last and this is not really a “real” post, but I assure you that new content is on the way.  I have a couple things in the works that...

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SQL Saturday #74 Session Recap

Hopefully if you came to my session this year at SQL Saturday in Jacksonville, FL you came away with some small piece of knowledge you didn’t have when you walked into the room. If nothing else you now know that...

Search Stored Procedure Text 7

Search Stored Procedure Text

There will come a day, if it has not already come and gone, when you will want to search through your stored procedures because you don’t remember which one did what you want to do.  Did that make sense?  Because...

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A Caution About Checkpoints

Checkpoints in SSIS are a great tool and they definitely have their place.  The downside to them is that they are not so good when you start talking about parallel processes or containers.  What follows is a little bit of...

Welcome! 1

Welcome!

Let me start by welcoming you to BradleySchacht.com This is me looking into distance, dramatic I know: Here is a little bit of information about myself: I grew up and currently live in Jacksonville, FL I’m more than just a...

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Missing Perfmon Counters

Perfmon is a great tool to get a closer look at what is going on in your environment as queries and packages run.  There are a ton of counters ranging from OS to third party.  In our case we are...

Division: SQL Server Style 0

Division: SQL Server Style

When doing calculations in SQL Server queries it is important to know that anything without a decimal is going to be treated as an integer and therefore will cause the result to be an integer as well.  For instance, lets...