Feb 2009 ~ IWAY versus SSIS ~ John Miner

Presenter: John Miner of Citizens Bank
Topic: IWAY versus SSIS

Which tool might be better for your company’s infrastructure environment?


The first part of this presentation will discuss topics related to Extracting, Translating and Loading (ETL) data from various sources to various targets. It will give you a high level over view of ETL concepts and tools in the market place.

The second part of this presentation will showcase two totally different ETL tools: IWAY 7.14 development environment from Information Builders and SSIS 2005 development environment (SQL Server Integration Services) from Microsoft Corporation.

Common functionality between the tools will be explored using the North-Wind database an example source system and several different target formats. ETL job error handling, logging, scheduling, and other interesting features will be explored during this demonstration.

If you are deciding which ETL tool to select for your company in the future, this is a must attend presentation!


Has twenty years of data processing and proven project management experience, specializing in the banking, health care, and government areas. His architecture expertise encompasses all phases of the project life cycle, including design, development, implementation, and maintenance.

His credentials include a Masters degree in Computer Science from the University of Rhode Island with concentrations in database technologies and programming languages. He has Microsoft Certificates for Database Administration (MCDBA) and System Admistration (MCSA).

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