There are a number of 3rd party add-ins available that may aid your SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) development. In this session I will demonstrate some of them.
Common Integration Services Problems and Solutions
A look at some of the things that make using SSIS in SQL Server 2008 a very good choice for your ETL requirements
In this session we will cover 3 new enhancements to the Database Engine. Application and Multi-Server Management introduces new capabilities for managing, monitoring and exploiting your SQL Server Infrastructure through the new SQL Server Control Point and enhancements to SSMS and Policy Based Management and Data-tier application packages. SQL Connection Plans allow you to logically refer to an application in connection strings rather than servers making migration of database applications across your SQL Server infrastructure much easier. Unicode compression in R2 enhances the native data compression capabilities introduced in SQL 2008 for Unicode data using SCSU (Simple Compression Scheme for Unicode Data)