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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Learn Azure Data Factory and SSIS and Save Money!

I am excited to announce two additional live, online training deliveries: SSIS Data Flows – 27-28 May 2020 SSIS Administration – 02-03 Jun 2020. Note: SSIS Data Flows is a prerequisite for SSIS Administration. SSIS Data Flows is the first two days of my four-day live, online From Zero To SSIS course – which I …
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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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ADF Publisher Pending Changes Blade

There I was… writing a post titled ADF Wait Activity Wait Time Property is Now Dynamic. I had completed building a couple demo Azure Data Factory (ADF) pipelines and clicked the Publish All button. What did I see? Another new thing! Or at least, another update to ADF – the Publish All blade: If you …
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ADF Wait Activity Wait Time Property is Now Dynamic

I am excited to see the “Wait time in seconds” property for the Azure Data Factory Wait activity is now dynamic. I admit: It doesn’t take much to excite me these days: “Why Do You Like This So Much, Andy?” I’m glad you asked! I deliver Azure Data Factory (ADF) training for Enterprise Data & …
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Four Free ADF Webinars

I just finished removing the latest appointment to attend an event from my calendar. A lot of awesome community events are being postponed or canceled. Let’s face it: the news stinks these days. What can we do about it? We can have free webinars online! Let’s Do This! Enterprise Data & Analytics is excited to …
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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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