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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Free Webinar: Using Parameters in Azure Data Factory – 15 Jan 2020

Join Microsoft Data Platform MVP Andy Leonard for Using Parameters in Azure Data Factory 15 Jan 2020 at 12:00 PM EST! Azure Data Factory (ADF) uses parameters to extend and add flexibility to data integration. Andy Leonard discusses and demonstrates using parameters with ADF pipelines! Register today! :{>

In 2020, Two Full Training Days, Two Continents

It dawned on me that I am honored to deliver two full-day conference training presentations in early 2020 on two continents! At the Difinity 2020 conference in Auckland New Zealand, Sandy Winarko and I are co-presenting Intelligent Data Integration with SSIS and Azure Data Factory 20 Feb 2020. Sandy is Principal Program Manager – Azure …
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My PASS Summit 2019 Presentations

SSIS DevOps and Azure Containers I was honored to co-present SSIS DevOps and Azure Containers with Sreeja Pullagura and Elizabeth Baron. Liz and Sreeja work for Teach for America, a really cool non-profit headquartered in NYC. This was their very first time presenting at the PASS Summit. We were even featured on PASStv! . You …
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PASS Summit 2019, Coming Down

During the PASS Summit 2019, Frank and I worked hard to deliver several DataDriven *DataPoint*’s.Here’s a list: *DataPoint* Andy is on the Way to Seattle for PASS 2019 *DataPoint* Andy Arrives at PASS 2019 *DataPoint* PASS 2019 Welcome Reception *DataPoint* Hanging Out with #SQLGeeks at PASS 2019 *DataPoint* Andy Speaks with SentryOne CEO Bob Potter …
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Embed an SSIS Package in an Azure Data Factory Pipeline

The Azure-SSIS Team has done it again; they’ve added more cool SSIS execution functionality to Azure Data Factory! Execute SSIS Package Activity Update First, add an Execute SSIS Package Activity in an Azure Data Factory pipeline. On Settings, select an Azure-SSIS Integration Runtime. Set Package Location to “Embedded package”: The Execute SSIS Package activity’s properties …
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Wrapping up the Summer o’ ADF 2019

As the 2019 Summer o’ ADF 2019 draws to a close, we look forward to shorter and cooler Autumn days (in the northern hemisphere, at least!), conference season, and the fast-approaching holidays. As always, I had an absolute blast sharing tips and tricks for using Azure Data Factory in the enterprise. I must admit that …
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