Nesting ForEach Activities in Azure Data Factory

Near the end of June 2020, I delivered a free Enterprise Data & Analytics Summer o’ ADF webinar titled Using the Azure Data Factory ForEach Activity. My friend Meagan Longoria (Blog | @MMarie | LinkedIn) was in attendance. If you don’t know Meagan, you should – especially if you work with analytics. She’s scary-smart about …
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The Recording for Building an SSIS Framework in Azure Data Factory

Enjoy this recording of the (free!) Enterprise Data & Analytics webinar titled Building an SSIS Framework in ADF! :{> Need Help Getting Started with ADF? Enterprise Data & Analytics specializes in helping enterprises modernize their data engineering by lifting and shifting SSIS from on-premises to the cloud. Our experienced engineers grok enterprises of all sizes. We’ve done the hard work …
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Learn SSIS Data Flows and Azure Data Factory in August 2020!

I recently added two online training deliveries for August 2020: 10-11 Aug 2020: SSIS Data Flows 12 Aug 2020: Master the Fundamentals of Azure Data Factory SSIS Data Flows is a two-day, online, live course designed to jumpstart SSIS developers who want to learn SSIS and those who desire to fill gaps in their self-taught …
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SQL Server Data Automation through Frameworks Book Available for Pre-Order

Although the cover image needs an update, my and Kent Bradshaw’s next book – titled “SQL Server Data Automation through Frameworks: Building Metadata-driven Frameworks with T-SQL, SSIS, and Azure Data Factory” is available for pre-order!

Free Webinar – Building an SSIS Framework in ADF

Join me at 12:00 PM EDT on 9 Jul 2020 for Building an SSIS Framework in ADF, another free Summer o’ ADF webinar from Enterprise Data & Analytics. Abstract Andy authors SSIS frameworks according to a few principles: 1. Functionality 2. Empathy 3. Simplicity Join Microsoft Data Platform MVP Andy Leonard as he discusses and …
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Free Webinar: Using the Azure Data Factory ForEach Activity

The Azure Data Factory ForEach activity iterates collections. This makes the ForEach activity extremely useful for acting on flexible number of items. As with all software, there are corners. So, I cover a gotcha or two in this free webinar from Enterprise Data & Analytics at 12:00 PM EDT 30 Jun 2020. Register today for …
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The Recording of Configuring and Managing ADF Azure-SSIS Integration Runtimes is Available

Enjoy this recording of Configuring and Managing ADF Azure-SSIS Integration Runtimes! <ShamelessPlug> Need Help Getting Started with ADF? Enterprise Data & Analytics specializes in helping enterprises modernize their data engineering by lifting and shifting SSIS from on-premises to the cloud. Our experienced engineers grok enterprises of all sizes. We’ve done the hard work for large and challenging data engineering enterprises. …
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Integration Services Extension for VS 2019 v3.8 Released

The Integration Services v3.8 extension for VS 2019 has been released! From the SQL Server Integration Services Projects page: <ShamelessPlug> Need Help Getting Started with SSIS? Enterprise Data & Analytics specializes in helping enterprises kickstart or complete Enterprise Data Warehouse projects – whether on-premises or in the cloud. Our experienced engineers grok enterprises of all …
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Data Driven Podcast: Bob Ward

Frank and I are honored to share an interview with Bob Ward (@bobwardms)! It was an awesome show – check it out! Notable Quotes On playing the “plague or pollen” game. (02:30) Regarding sportsball… (05:30) Virtual is the new norm. (06:30) Bob and Azure (07:30) Frank caught Bob in person at Microsoft Ready (08:15) On …
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