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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Updating Default SSIS Values in the SSIS Catalog

A couple friends recently contacted me trying to solve a similar issue: how to update parameter values stored in the SSIS Catalog. One of my friends was interested in migrating their SSIS Catalog to a new server and needed to update several default SSIS parameter values stored in the SSIS Catalog. My answer here consists …
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For a Limited Time: Use SSIS Catalog Browser to Manage DtsConfig Files

For a limited time, I am making DtsConfig Management – a feature of SSIS Catalog Compare – available in the latest (free) version of SSIS Catalog Browser. Am I awesome? Well, no. I am not awesome. This feature could use more testing. I can hear some of you thinking,… “Why Do I Need to Manage …
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SSIS Catalog Browser v0.9.2.1

I added Catalog Statistics to the latest version of SSIS Catalog Browser – version 0.9.2.1. I like the idea for a number of reasons but I am definitely biased; I built it. There are additional improvements over the previous release, but the improved performance from v0.9.1.0 is still there. Take SSIS Catalog Browser version 0.9.2.1 …
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Azure DevOps, Software Development, and Git Part 3 – Command-Line

I’m writing about my journey with git, sharing my experiences along the way. The series to date: Azure DevOps, SSIS, and Git Part 0 – Getting Started Azure DevOps, Software Development, and Git Part 1 – Applied Azure DevOps, Software Development, and Git Part 2 – Distributed Version Control In this post I cover command-line …
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Azure DevOps, Software Development, and Git Part 2 – Distributed Version Control

I’ve been learning git and… it’s been challenging. I’ve written about my experiences: Azure DevOps, SSIS, and Git Part 0 – Getting Started Azure DevOps, Software Development, and Git Part 1 – Applied In this post I discuss some benefits of distributed version control. But first, I’d like to share this caused no small number …
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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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