My Black Friday 2020 Sale is On!

Do you read my blog? Would you like to save money on Azure Data Factory and SSIS training (from me!) for a full year? For a limited time, you can save $4,000 (67%) on my Live ADF and SSIS Class Season Pass! Visit Enterprise Data & Analytics Training to view upcoming public course deliveries and …
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Azure-SSIS Catalog Database Connection Failed

I was provisioning a new Azure Data Factory (ADF) Azure-SSIS Integration Runtime (IR) to conduct some testing and, when I clicked the “Test connection” link, I got a Connection failed error as shown in the red box: I clicked the “More” link to display details in the blue box To provision new Integration Runtime, Azure …
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Azure Data Factory and SSIS Training 2020-Q4

Join me 16-19 Nov 2020 for four days of SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) training! Days 1 and 2 focus on development using real-world data (I love AdventureWorks for demos, but real-world data is never that clean). Students complete 10 labs on days 1 and 2 and get to play the game What Will SSIS …
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Honored to Present From Zero to ADF at SQLBits 2020!

I’m honored to deliver a Training Day at SQLBits 2020, which is now a virtual event! My training day will be delivered 30 Sep 2020 and is titled From Zero to Azure Data Factory. The agenda is: From Zero to Azure Data Factory is designed to jumpstart data engineering and data integration developers, introducing them …
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One Way to Incrementally Develop ADF Pipelines

A friend pinged me recently to ask about rolling back Azure Data Factory (ADF) pipeline versions. My response was a question: Are you using source control with ADF? That did not help the current situation. I thought of the way I often build ADF pipelines and shared my methodology, which is relatively simple (it has …
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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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