Database Administration http://sqlmag.com/taxonomy/term/9172/more en Data Profiling to the Rescue by Pushing Metadata Boundaries http://sqlmag.com/blog/data-profiling-rescue-pushing-metadata-boundaries <div class="node-body blog-body">Don’t let bad data sneak up on you when and where you least expect it. Ferret out bad data with Melissa Data’s newest Profiling Component for SSIS. Learn how to take control of your data using knowledge-base-driven metadata. 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