Mike Donnelly

Mike
Donnelly

Mike Donnelly works on the BI team for an online university as a SQL Server systems developer in downtown Minneapolis. He has been working with SQL Server for 12 years and holds the MCTS for Database Developer 2008 and Database Administrator 2008 certification. One of his new favorite pastimes is speaking at SQL Saturdays around the country. He is an avid runner, blogger, and wannabe gourmet chef.

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Combining CDC and SSIS for Incremental Data Loads 9
Using SQL Server Integration Services and CDC, you can perform incremental loads to an operational data store. This process has been available since SQL Server 2008, but with the release of SQL Server 2012, there are new SSIS tasks and components that make the process straightforward.

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May 18, 2015
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 24: Synchronizing SSIS Packages

In my previous post I covered options for adding “If-checks” into SSIS Packages – or SQL Server Maintenance Plans (which are, effectively, specialized SSIS packages). Once you’ve tackled that process, you’ll need to tackle something else when it comes to managing SSIS packages in conjunction with AlwaysOn Availability Groups. Or, more specifically, you’ll actually need to tackle two tasks....More
May 13, 2015
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 23: Maintenance Plan Backups and SSIS Packages

In my last post, we took a look at some of the details involved in actually implementing backups against databases being hosted in AlwaysOn Availability Groups. In addition to providing a high-level overview of how sys.fn_hadr_backup_is_preferred_replica() works, I also mentioned that integrating it into backups managed by SQL Server Maintenance Plans isn’t as easy as what you’ll run into with other types of backups....More
Apr 28, 2015
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 22: Executing Backups

Ultimately, there are a number of ways that DBAs can regularly create backups of their databases. Some of the more common options for managing backups include:...More
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