Summer.ADF.2019(): Kicking off the Summer of Azure Data Factory 2019!

I’m excited to kick off the 2019 Summer o’ ADF! My plan is to tag each post Summer.ADF.2019 and update this post with links to the series: Using Azure Resource Manager templates with Azure Data Factory The Recording for Using the Azure Data Factory Lookup and ForEach Activities Using the Azure Data Factory If Condition …
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UPDATE: Moving Data with Azure Data Factory – a Free Webinar

Join me Monday, 25 Mar 2019 at 12:00 PM EDT for another free webinar from Enterprise Data & Analytics titled Moving Data with Azure Data Factory! Join this webinar and learn: How to provision a Data Factory ADF constituents Building your first ADF pipeline Register today!

Lift and Shift SSIS to Azure

Enterprise Data & Analytics‘ data engineers are experts at lifting and shifting SSIS to Azure Data Factory SSIS Integration Runtime.  Our state-of-the-art DILM Suite tools in the capable hands of our experienced data engineers combine to drastically reduce the amount of time to manually migrate and apply SSIS Catalog configuration artifacts – Literals, Catalog Environments and Catalog Environment Variables, …
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New Trusted Site Required when Connecting to Azure SQL DB

I got pinged about a new trusted site requirement when I tried to connect to Azure SQL DB this morning. https://aadcdn.msftauth.net is the URL. I added the URL to Internet Explorer’s Trusted Sites: I was then able to connect to Azure SQL DB and add a rule for my IP using SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS).

Lift and Shift is Not a Strategy…

Lift and shift is a bridge. If your enterprise is considering migrating enterprise data and data integration workloads from on-premises to the cloud, lifting and shifting is not the end of the story. Lifting and shifting is, rather, the mechanism – the conversion project – that positions your enterprise to leverage the economies of scale …
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Enterprise Data & Analytics Welcomes Shannon Lowder!

I am honored and thrilled to welcome Shannon Lowder (@shannonlowder | blog | LinkedIn) to the Enterprise Data & Analytics team! Shannon is a data engineer, data scientist, BimlHero (though not listed on the page at the time of this writing), and shepherd of the Biml Interrogator open source project. If you use Biml to generate SSIS …
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Want to Learn More About Azure Data Factory?

From me? I am honored to announce Fundamentals of Azure Data Factory – a course from Enterprise Data & Analytics! The next delivery is 04 Mar 2019, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM ET. Azure Data Factory, or ADF, is an Azure PaaS (Platform-as-a-Service) that provides hybrid data integration at global scale. Use ADF to build …
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Presenting Moving Data with Azure Data Factory at SQL Saturday Charlotte!

I am honored to present Moving Data with Azure Data Factory at SQL Saturday 806 in Charlotte, NC 20 Oct 2018. This is the first time I am delivering this session. It still has that new presentation smell! Abstract Azure Data Factory – ADF – is a cloud data engineering solution. ADF version 2 sports …
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Introducing Azure Data Factory Design Patterns

I was honored to write an article titled Introducing Azure Data Factory Design Patterns featured in this month’s PASS Insights newsletter! Introducing Azure Data Factory Design Patterns The article covers a couple execution patterns: Execute Child Pipeline Execute Child SSIS Package I demonstrate a cool SSIS Catalog Browser feature that helps ADF developers configure the Execute SSIS Package activity. To …
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