Honored to Present Lift and Shift SSIS to ADF at #Azure DataFest Atlanta

The #Azure DataFest Atlanta Schedule has been posted and I am honored to be selected to present Lift and Shift SSIS to ADF! Check out this lineup of presenters and presentations. I describe this group as: “a bunch of smart people – plus me!” Lift and Shift SSIS to ADF Abstract Your enterprise wants to …
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Free Webinar – The Azure Data Factory Controller Design Pattern – 28 Jun

Andy’s Summer-o’-ADF continues with another free (yes, FREE) webinar!   Abstract Join me as I begin to explore a brand new topic: Azure Data Factory Design Patterns. This first webinar in the series is titled The Azure Data Factory Controller Design Pattern. In this demo-tastic session I show how to apply the pattern described in …
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Free Webinar – Introduction to Lifting and Shifting SSIS to ADF

I hope you will join me 21 Jun at noon EDT for a free webinar titled Introduction to Lifting and Shifting SSIS to the Cloud! Abstract In this webinar I demonstrate and discuss migrating SSIS projects from on-premises to the Azure Data Factory Integration Runtime. In addition I cover some best practices and demonstrate some …
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Lift and Shift SSIS Part 1: Deploy Integration Runtime SSIS

What if I told you, “You can quickly and easily deploy Integration Runtime SSIS projects to Azure Data Factory?” You can! As shown in the image, you can simply right-click the SSIS project name in SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT) Solution Explorer and click Deploy to deploy the project to the Azure Data Factory (ADF) …
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Lift and Shift SSIS Part 0: Creating the ADF Integration Runtime

Let’s face it: All the cool kids are playing in the cloud. And why wouldn’t they be? Microsoft Azure gets new features every week… sometimes every day! One shiny feature is Azure Data Factory Integration Runtime (ADFIR) which is new in Azure Data Factory version 2. In this post I will show you one way to …
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Completed: Microsoft Big Data Professional Program Capstone Project

I’m excited to announce that I’ve completed – with help from my friend and brother and co-host of the Data Driven podcast, Frank La Vigne (Blog | @Tableteer) – the Microsoft Big Data Professional Program Capstone project! The capstone is the last course requirement (of 10 courses) to complete the Microsoft Professional Program in Big …
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The Recording for Introduction to Loading the Cloud with SSIS is Now Available

The recording for the free webinar titled Introduction to Loading the Cloud with SSIS is now available (registration required). Abstract The cloud is coming, ready of not. In this session, presenter and author Andy Leonard discusses and demonstrates some patterns for loading cloud destinations using SSIS. For more information on data integration in the cloud, …
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