This course explains how to apply Integration Services features to build packages that support the extract, transform, and load operations of a data warehouse. It shows strategies for managing high-volume, slowly changing dimensions and for handling text and XML files. It also explains how to adapt packages to work with Azure resources. In addition, this course reviews how to deploy packages to production and how to secure and execute deployed packages. This course was written for SQL Server 2014 Integration Services, but most principles apply to SQL Server 2005 and later.
Stacia Misner Varga is an instructor, author, and principal consultant of Data Inspirations. Her career spans more than 30 years, with a focus on improving business practices through technology. Since 2000, she has provided consulting and education services for Microsoft’s data platform and authored or co-authored many books covering this topic. In addition, Stacia has been a frequent speaker over the years at technology conferences worldwide.