Bulk copy using Azure Data Factory

Last updated: 2018-02-20

This template creates a V2 data factory that copies data in bulk an Azure SQL database to an Azure SQL data warehouse.

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Parameter Name Description
dataFactoryName Name of the data factory. Must be globally unique.
dataFactoryLocation Location of the data factory.
azureStorageConnectionString Connection string for the Azure Storage account.
azureSqlDatabaseConnectionString Connnection string for the Azure SQL database.
azureSqllDataWarehouseConnectionString Connection string for the Azure SQL Data Warehouse

Use the template


New-AzResourceGroup -Name <resource-group-name> -Location <resource-group-location> #use this command when you need to create a new resource group for your deployment
New-AzResourceGroupDeployment -ResourceGroupName <resource-group-name> -TemplateUri https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Azure/azure-quickstart-templates/master/201-data-factory-v2-azure-sql-database-to-sql-data-warehouse-copy/azuredeploy.json
Installing and configuring Azure PowerShell

Command line

az group create --name <resource-group-name> --location <resource-group-location> #use this command when you need to create a new resource group for your deployment
az group deployment create --resource-group <my-resource-group> --template-uri https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Azure/azure-quickstart-templates/master/201-data-factory-v2-azure-sql-database-to-sql-data-warehouse-copy/azuredeploy.json
Installing and configuring the Azure cross-platform command-line interface