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    October 2019

    11 Oct

    Execute Azure Machine Learning service pipelines in Azure Data Factory pipelines

    You now have the ability to run your Azure Machine Learning service pipelines as a step in your Azure Data Factory pipelines. This allows you to run your machine learning models with data from multiple sources (more than 85 data connectors supported in Data Factory).

    • Data Factory
    • Features
    7 Oct

    Azure Data Factory Mapping Data Flows GA

    Mapping Data Flows feature is now generally available in Azure Data Factory

    • Data Factory
    • Features

    September 2019

    23 Sep

    Data Factory supports copying data into Azure Database for PostgreSQL

    Azure Data Factory now supports Azure Database for PostgreSQL as a sink. Use the copy activity feature to load data into Azure Database for PostgreSQL from any supported data source.

    • Data Factory
    • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
    • Features
    18 Sep

    Copy Activity in Azure Data Factory supports creating a destination table automatically

    Load data faster with new support from the Copy Activity feature in Azure Data Factory. Now, if you’re trying to copy data from any supported source into SQL database/data warehouse and find that the destination table doesn’t exist, Copy Activity will create it automatically.

    • Data Factory
    • Features
    18 Sep

    Azure Data Factory now supports copying data into Azure Database for MySQL

    Azure Data Factory now supports copying data into Azure Database for MySQL. Use the Copy Activity feature to load data into Azure Database for MySQL from any supported data sources.

    • Data Factory
    • Azure Database for MySQL
    • Features
    9 Sep

    Copy data from Netezza to Azure with Azure Data Factory

    Azure Data Factory now provides built-in data partitioning to copy data from Netezza.

    • Data Factory
    • Features

    August 2019

    28 Aug

    Azure Data Factory mapping data flows adds SQL scripts to sink transformation

    Azure Data Factory has added the ability to execute custom SQL scripts from your SQL sink transformation in mapping data flows. Now you can easily perform options such as disabling indexes, allowing identity inserts and other DDL/DML operations from data flows.

    • Data Factory
    • Features
    5 Aug

    Gantt views for monitoring data factory pipelines are now available

    Gantt views are now available for monitoring data factory pipelines.

    • Data Factory
    • Data Factory V2
    • Features
    • Services
    5 Aug

    Create dependencies among pipelines in your Azure Data Factories

    Create dependent pipelines in your Azure Data Factories by adding dependencies among tumbling window triggers in your pipelines.

    • Data Factory
    • Data Factory V2
    • Features
    • Services

    July 2019

    4 Jul

    Azure Data Factory Mapping Data Flows public preview adds parameter support

    Azure Data Factory Mapping Data Flows provides a code-free design environment for building and operationalising ETL data transformations at scale. Now, the ADF team has added parameter support for Data Flows, enabling flexible & reusable data flows that can be called dynamically from pipelines.

    • Data Factory
    • Features
    3 Jul

    Azure Data Factory upgrades Teradata connector to enable new features and enhancement

    Azure Data Factory upgraded the Teradata connector with new feature adds and enhancement, including built-in Teradata driver, out-of-box data partitioning to performantly ingest data from Teradata in parallel and more.

    • Data Factory
    • Features
    1 Jul

    Azure Data Factory logs now available as dedicated tables in Azure Monitor Logs

    A new logging mode in Diagnostic Settings for an Azure Logs target, starting with Azure Data Factory, will allow you to take advantage of improved ingestion latency, query performance, data discoverability and more!

    • Log Analytics
    • Data Factory
    • Features

    June 2019

    26 Jun

    Clean up files by built-in delete activity in Azure Data Factory

    You can use ADF delete activity in your pipeline to delete undesired files without writing code.

    • Data Factory V2
    • Data Factory
    • Features
    • Services
    26 Jun

    New connectors available in Azure Data Factory: SAP Table and SAP BW via Open Hub

    Azure Data Factory now enables you to copy data from SAP Table and SAP Business Warehouse (BW) via Open Hub by using Copy activity.

    • Data Factory
    • Features
    26 Jun

    Azure Data Factory enriches PolyBase support for loading data into SQL DW

    Azure Data Factory seamlessly integrates with Polybase to empower you to ingest data into SQL DW performantly. ADF now adds support for loading data from ADLS Gen2 and from Blob with VNet service endpoint using PolyBase.

    • Data Factory
    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Features
    26 Jun

    General availability: Azure Data Factory in China East 2

    Azure Data Factory is now generally available in Azure China (China East 2).

    • Data Factory
    • Regions & Datacenters
    26 Jun

    Now available: Ingest data from Oracle database performantly using Azure Data Factory

    Azure Data Factory copy activity now supports built-in data partitioning to performantly ingest data from Oracle database in parallel.

    • Data Factory
    • Features
    25 Jun

    Preserve ACLs when upgrading from ADLS Gen1 to Gen2 using Azure Data Factory

    Azure Data Factory empowers you to copy data from Azure Data Lake Storage (ADLS) Gen1 to Gen2 easily and performantly. Furthermore, now you can choose to preserve the access control lists (ACLs) set on the files/directories along with data.

    • Data Factory
    • Azure Data Lake Storage
    • Features

    May 2019

    22 May

    Mapping Data Flows feature is now available in Azure Data Factory

    The new Mapping Data Flows feature in Azure Data Factory allows Data Engineers to visually design, debug, manage and operationalise data transformations at scale in the cloud.

    • Data Factory
    • Features

    February 2019

    26 Feb

    Support for Enterprise Security Package-enabled HDInsight clusters in Azure Data Factory

    You can use Azure Data Factory to operationalise your Azure HDInsight Spark and Hadoop workloads against HDInsight clusters with Enterprise Security Package that are joined to an Active Directory domain.

    • Data Factory
    • Data Factory V2
    • Features

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