Azure updates

Get the latest updates on Azure products and features to meet your cloud investment needs. Subscribe to notifications to stay informed.

RSS feed
Product category
Status:

November 2018

Nov 30

Data Factory supports service principal and MSI authentication for Data Lake Storage Gen2

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Data Factory now supports service principal and MSI authentication for Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 connectors.

  • Azure Data Factory
  • Features

October 2018

Oct 9

Integrate Office 365 data at scale into Azure by using Data Factory

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Data Factory added a new capability that enables secured, governed, and scalable access of Office 365 data in Azure.

  • Azure Data Factory
  • Features

September 2018

Sep 11

New connectors in Azure Data Factory: Oracle Service Cloud and Google AdWords

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now copy data from Oracle Service Cloud and Google AdWords into Azure by using Azure Data Factory.

  • Azure Data Factory
  • Features

August 2018

Aug 22

Data Factory supports service principal and MSI authentication for Azure Blob connectors

Azure Data Factory now supports service principal and MSI authentication for Azure Blob connectors.

  • Azure Data Factory
  • Features
Aug 3

Azure Data Factory/Azure Cosmos DB connector now supports UPSERT

Azure Data Factory now supports writing to Azure Cosmos DB by using UPSERT in addition to INSERT.

  • Azure Data Factory
  • Features

May 2018

May 8

Data Factory Lookup activity supports a rich set of connectors

The Data Factory Lookup activity supports retrieving a dataset from any of the ADF-supported data sources.

  • Azure Data Factory
  • Features
May 8

Data Factory GetMetadata activity supports more sources and metadata options

The Data Factory GetMetadata activity supports more sources and metadata options.

  • Azure Data Factory
  • Features
May 7

New connectors available in Azure Data Factory

New connectors are available in Azure Data Factory: Salesforce Marketing Cloud and Oracle Responsys.

  • Azure Data Factory
  • Features
May 4

Data Factory supports wildcard file filters for Copy Activity

Data Factory Copy Activity supports wildcard file filters when you're copying data from file-based data stores.

  • Azure Data Factory
  • Features
Apr 30

Secure credential management by using Azure Key Vault and Data Factory

Azure Data Factory is now integrated with Azure Key Vault. You can store credentials for your data stores and computes referred in Data Factory ETL workloads in a key vault.

  • Azure Data Factory
  • Services
  • Features

April 2018

Apr 9

Support for operationalizing Azure Databricks notebooks

IN PREVIEW

Operationalize your Azure Databricks notebooks by using Azure Data Factory.

  • Azure Data Factory
  • Features

March 2018

Mar 23

Data Factory supports Azure AD authentication for SQL Database and SQL Data Warehouse

Azure Data Factory V2 supports Azure AD authentication for Azure SQL Database and SQL Data Warehouse, as an alternative to SQL Server authentication.

  • Azure Data Factory
  • Azure SQL Database
  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Features

September 2017

Sep 26

Azure Data Factory new capabilities

IN PREVIEW

New Azure Data Factory features, now in public preview, will enable you to build hybrid data integration so that you'll be able to create, schedule, and orchestrate your ETL/ELT workflows, at scale, wherever your data lives, including the cloud or any self-hosted network.

  • Azure Data Factory
  • Features

March 2016

Mar 11

Code-free copy wizard for Azure Data Factory

IN PREVIEW

Simplify how you create, deploy, and schedule your data movement pipelines by using the click-through copy wizard for Azure Data Factory.

  • Azure Data Factory
  • Azure Data Lake Storage Gen1
  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Azure SQL Database
  • Services
  • Features
Mar 8

Data Factory supports data movement in Australia regions

Azure Data Factory supports Australia regions for data movement.

  • Azure Data Factory
  • Azure Data Lake Storage Gen1
  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
  • Regions & Datacenters

February 2016

Feb 12

New Data Factory monitoring and management UI now available

Simplify how you monitor and manage your data pipelines with the new UI for Azure Data Factory.

  • Azure Data Factory
  • Data Lake Analytics
  • Azure Data Lake Storage Gen1
  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Services
  • Features

November 2015

Nov 18

Azure Data Lake Store and Azure Data Lake Analytics integration with Azure Data Factory

You can use Azure Data Factory to move data to and from Data Lake Store, and you can run queries with Data Lake Analytics.

  • Azure Data Factory
  • Data Lake Analytics
  • Azure Data Lake Storage Gen1
  • Services

August 2015

Aug 6

General availability: Azure Data Factory

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Data Factory is a cloud-based data integration service that automates moving and transforming data.

  • Azure Data Factory
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services

October 2014

Oct 28

Public Preview: Azure Data Factory

IN PREVIEW

Azure Data Factory gives you an agile way to manage the production of trusted information from complex processes, making it easier to create, orchestrate, and manage data-processing pipelines over a range of transformation services and diverse data sources.

  • Azure Data Factory

Azure at Microsoft Build

Resources

Read the Azure blog for latest news and announcements.

Blog

Get answers to your questions from Microsoft and Community experts.

Community support

Read commonly asked questions on Azure updates.

FAQ

Tell us what you think of Azure and what you want to see in the future.

Provide feedback

Azure is available in more regions than any other cloud provider.

Check product availability in your region