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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One Way to Break Out of an Azure Data Factory ForEach Activity

First, a couple shoutouts to my brothers and friends, Joel Cochran (@joelcochran) and Shannon Lowder (@shannonlowder). This approach grew out of conversations with them. The ForEach activity iterates over a collection of items. One less-documented property of the ForEach activity is it (currently) iterates the entire collection. I can hear some of you asking… “What …
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Free Webinar: Configuring and Managing ADF Azure-SSIS Integration Runtimes

Join me 22 Jun 2020 at 12:00 PM EDT for another free Enterprise Data & Analytics webinar – Configuring and Managing ADF Azure-SSIS Integration Runtimes! Abstract Azure Data Factory (ADF) includes Azure-SSIS Integration Runtimes, a mechanism by which SSIS packages are executed in Azure! Join Data Platform MVP Andy Leonard as he discusses and demonstrates …
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Stop an Azure-SSIS Files Integration Runtime (Safely)

Recently, it happened to me. Again. I delivered another round of SSIS and ADF training, and I forgot to stop an Azure-SSIS integration runtime. I left it running for a few days and it cost me, well… more money than it would have cost me if I had remembered to stop it! Regarding the “Stop …
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Moving Data with ADF Recording is Available!

I (re-)delivered the free webinar titled “Moving Data with Azure Data factory” 6 Apr 2020. I can hear you thinking, “Why did you re-deliver the webinar, Andy?” I failed to capture the recording when I first delivered the webinar 31 Mar 2020. It was all my fault. Apologies. Enjoy this recording! :{>

Free Training for People Who Have Lost Their Jobs

Update 4 Apr 2020: To qualify for this offer you must enter your name and email in the form below and click the Submit button. Update 5 Apr 2020: Comments (for this post) have been closed. I saw a tweet earlier today from another friend who has been laid off as a result of COVID-19, …
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