New Introduction to Azure Data Factory Tutorial at The Data Channel

Frank did an awesome job editing our latest tutorial at The Data Channel – Getting Started with Azure and Azure Data Factory. It’s part of a series we call “Andy Leonard Shows You How.” I think that’s a pretty snappy label for the series, but I am definitely biased. Here’s a screenshot of me being …
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Master the Fundamentals of ADF Training, Live and Online 19 Jan 2022

I am excited to announce the next live and online delivery of Master the Fundamentals of Azure Data Factory is 19 Jan 2022! Use the coupon code LimitedTimeDiscountADF and save! Course Description 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 fully …
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Join Me for LIVE Online SSIS and ADF Training 29 Nov – 1 Dec

It’s been a while since I delivered training live and online. Let’s fix that! Join me for Master the Fundamentals of ADF and Expert SSIS 29 Nov – 1 Dec.

An ADF Azure-SSIS Framework

I spent a little time walking through the third section of the book SQL Server Data Automation Through Frameworks: Building Metadata-Driven Frameworks with T-SQL, SSIS, and Azure Data Factory co-authored by (the) Kent Bradshaw and me. At the start of Part 1, I included thoughts about our first review. Part 1 did not go as planned. …
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Getting Started With ADF (Azure Data Factory)

Here’s a sample of a live stream I recorded today about Getting Started with ADF (Azure Data Factory)! You can view the full video here. Be sure to click Follow to be alerted when I stream live! :{> Need Help With ETL or Your Enterprise Data Warehouse? At Enterprise Data & Analytics, we believe you should ask …
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DILM Suite + Azure Data Factory Integration Runtime

DILM Suite was designed to support enterprise data engineering / data integration with SSIS. But the solutions, utilities, and tools work well with Azure Data Factory Integration Runtime (ADF IR, or “SSIS in the cloud”). As I mentioned in my post titled The Cloud Costs Money, leaving ADF Integration Runtime running can get pricey – …
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The Recording for Designing a Custom ADF SSIS Execution Framework is Available

The recording the Summer-O’-ADF webinar titled Designing a Custom ADF SSIS Execution Framework is now available (registration required)! Enjoy! :{>  

Updates to Three DILM Suite Applications

It’s been a busy couple weeks here at Enterprise Data & Analytics in Farmville. I just published updates to not one, not two, but three – yes, three! – applications that are part of the Data Integration Lifecycle Management Suite, or DILM Suite. SSIS Framework Community Edition To prepare for Thursday’s (12 Jul 2018) webinar titled …
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Free Webinar – ADF Controller Design Pattern with the SSIS Integration Runtime

The next free webinar in my Summer-O’-ADF series of free webinars is titled ADF Controller Design Pattern with the SSIS Integration Runtime. It’s scheduled for Thursday 5 Jul 2018 at noon EDT. It will be recorded in case you miss it. “Previously on the Summer-O’-ADF Series…” </DonLaFontaine> In my previous webinar, The Azure Data Factory Controller Design …
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It’s Biml 2018 Release Day!

Scott Currie and the team at Varigence announce the release of BimlFlex 2018, BimlStudio 2018, and BimlExpress 2018! This much-anticipated release includes awesome features for experienced Biml professionals as well as for data engineers new to automating processes! BimlFlex 2018 BimlFlex is a mature and complete data engineering automation framework. Out of the box, BimlFlex …
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