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! :{>

Error – Failed to Start the Integration Runtime

“There I was…” Andy, circa 2020 I confess it had been a while since I created an Azure Data Factory (ADF) instance – too long, in fact. I’ve learned it’s important to build a data factory every now and then to make sure I haven’t missed anything new that has been recently added. Plus, I …
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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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