SSIS Pass Variable Between SQL Tasks
Produced: 22/02/2015 11:32:00
This is something that I found tricky when I first started to work with SSIS packages and something that I regularly see asked on the internet, therefore I figured it was something worth documenting.

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SSIS Basic Package
Produced: 15/02/2015 10:46:00
I’ve been using a lot of SSIS recently and whilst doing so I figured I should really add a few basics to the blog in case anyone either hasn’t used it before or simply hasn’t used it for a while and wants a few pointers.

Therefore this is the first of a few posts I’ll try to do covering some simple SSIS stuff.

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How to obtain the size of a specific Index
Produced: 08/02/2015 09:31:00
We know that sp_spaceUsed is a great way to obtain a few simple figures about a table such as row count, table size, and index size… but these are all cumulative. Therefore what happens if you want to know the specific size of an individual index?

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Part Populating Temp Tables
Produced: 01/02/2015 19:43:00
The other day I was going through some code looking for a reduction in reads (as they were rather higher than expected), and whilst doing so I came across a piece of code that seems logical yet is actually quite a performance killer.

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