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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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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The Recording for Introduction to Lifting and Shifting SSIS to the Cloud is Now Available

  The recording of my free webinar – Introduction to Lifting and Shifting SSIS to the Cloud – is now available (registration required). Abstract How does an enterprise lift and shift SSIS projects from SSIS Catalogs on-premises to the Azure Data Factory Integration Runtime? What are the best practices? Do SSIS lifecycle management tools exist to …
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ADF Execute SSIS Package Activity

The good people who work on Azure Data Factory recently added an Execute SSIS Package activity. It’s pretty cool. Let’s tinker with it some, shall we? First, you will need to create an Azure Data Factory SSIS Integration Runtime. If you don’t know how, that’s ok – I’ve written a post titled Lift and Shift SSIS …
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