GA: Data Factory adds ORC data lake file format support for ADF Data Flows and Synapse Data Flows
Published date: 30 September, 2020
The Azure Data Factory team is releasing a new data flow connector to general availability. This will make it easier for you to perform direct data transformation directly against data sources in data flows from Azure Data Factory and Synapse Analytics. Connecting directly to your data lake Optimized Row Columnar (ORC) format files will make it super easy to transform data and create complex ETL (extract, transform, and load) processes in the cloud.