Saurabh Dhoble works as a senior database developer in the financial industry. In his free time, he explores features on various development platforms, including SQL Server, front-end technologies, and cloud technologies.
The object model is the heart of SQL Server Integration Services. As such, it provides a solid base to build custom components. Here are the concepts you need to understand to build a custom data flow component.
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