Public Preview: Azure Data Factory
28 October 2014
Increasingly, organizations need to gather insights from a diverse set of on-premises and cloud data sources and streams, using a combination of traditional and transformative analytics and services. Azure Data Factory gives you an agile way to manage the production of trusted information from these complex processes, making it easier to create, orchestrate, and manage data-processing pipelines over a range of transformation services and diverse data sources. You can quickly connect to data in Azure Storage or your on-premises SQL Server implementations. Choose from custom C# transformations or Apache Hive and Pig scripts running on Azure HDInsight for Apache Hadoop implementations. Data Factory offers IT professionals holistic monitoring and management for these processes, including a view of data production and data lineage down to the source systems. With Data Factory, you can transform raw data assets into trusted, easily consumable information that can be broadly shared with BI and analytics tools. For more information, please visit the Data Factory page. For comprehensive pricing information, visit the Data Factory Pricing Details page.