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SSIS – SQL Server Integration Services XML Configurations Tips and Tricks

Package Configurations are a very powerful feature of SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS). They enable us to handle various things dynamically at run-time.

In this tip, we will take a look at the following Tips and Tricks on SSIS XML Package Configurations:

  • Formatting the XML Configuration File for Improved Readability
  • Commenting Select Configurations in XML Configuration File
  • One XML Configuration File for Each Shared Connection Manager

To continue reading, catch the full article here: SQL Server Integration Services XML Configurations Tips and Tricks.

 

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Big Data Basics – Part 7 – Hadoop Distributions and Resources to Get Started

In the previous post, the 6th part of the Big Data Basics series, we saw few Related Projects in Hadoop Ecosystem, which were few popular ones among the vast Hadoop Ecosystem. In this post, we will take a look at the Hadoop Distributions available in the market, highlights of each distribution, and few pointers on how to get started with each of these distributions.

In this post, we will discuss the following aspects and distributions in brief:

  • What are the Hadoop distributions?
  • How are the Hadoop distributions different from one another?
  • Which distribution should I choose?
  • List of Hadoop Distributions
    • Azure HDInsight
    • Cloudera
    • Hortonworks
    • Amazon Elastic Map Reduce (EMR)
    • MapR
  • Links/References/Pointers on Getting Started

To continue reading, catch the full article here: Big Data Basics – Part 7 – Hadoop Distributions and Resources to Get Started.

 

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Big Data Basics – Part 6 – Related Apache Projects in Hadoop Ecosystem

In the previous post, the 5th part of the Big Data Basics Series, we saw an Introduction to MapReduce. In this post, we will take a look at the Hadoop Ecosystem and Related Apache Projects in the Hadoop Ecosystem.

Apart from HDFS & MapReduce, there are various other components/frameworks which are part of Hadoop Ecosystem. In this post, we will cover the following:

  • Overview of Hadoop Ecosystem
  • Overview of Related Apache Projects
    • Apache Pig
    • Apache Hive
    • Apache Mahout
    • Apache HBase
    • Apache Sqoop
    • Apache Oozie
    • Apache ZooKeeper
    • Apache Ambari

To continue reading, catch the full article here: Big Data Basics – Part 6 – Related Apache Projects in Hadoop Ecosystem.

 

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