Friday, 24 August 2007

What is SSIS? What is Heterogeneous?


Microsoft) SQL Server Integration Services. A tool from Microsoft for easing the integration, cleansing and analysis of data from multiple, heterogeneous information sources.


Means that something (an object or system) consists of a diverse range of different items. It is the antonym of homogeneous, which means that an object or system consists of many identical items.

For a very thorough resource of more definitions, have a look at this site with a glossary of IT Terms with links :

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