Excelsius and the MS BI Stack

Recently I was on a call with a client and one of their IT guys asked if the Microsoft Business Intelligence stack can do everything Exclesius can do. In short, the answer is sorta. Through reporting services the MS BI stack can provide similar functionality however, it cannot provide the flash animations you get in…

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Using Excel 2007 files as a Source in SSIS 2005

Thanks to “jaegd” for his post here:¬†forums.microsoft.com/… on how to accomplish this. Below please find some more details along w/ a example which can be downloaded here (ssis-2005-excel-2007-source-example). Steps Create new OLEDB Connection by right clicking on the Connection Manager tray Chose any valid type or value for the connection and click okay Rename the…

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