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Database server connection limit exceeded..

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 01, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server
I have an SSIS package and have been adding additional DFTs to it.  Where there are dependencies between transformations I identify them.  However where things can procceed in parallel I do not constrain them form a control flow standpoint.  After adding another DFT I am now getting package failure due to "Database server connection limit exceeded" (my local source database is SQL Anywhere and it has a max connections of 10 in production it will be full blown Sybase and will probably not be so constrained).  I think I can solve the problem just my making control flow dependencies to reduce the amount of parallel activity but I am wondering if there are other things I should consider doing.  For instance are there other settings I can tweak that tell SSIS to run parallel up to X connections out of a connection pool? (or something like that). Some may comment that this relates to my post of yesterday on package strategy (master-child packages or one big package).  I still have one big package for now but may break it into master-child.  Still I think I can control the amount of parallel activities through control flow even if it remains one package. Any thoughts or comments on this would be appreciated. - Charles PS - just ran my package and this time it succeeded - sometimes I hit the limit of 10 connections sometimes not...

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