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Data Factory GetMetadata activity supports more sources and metadata options

Posted on Tuesday, May 8, 2018

The Azure Data Factory GetMetadata activity now supports retrieving a rich set of metadata from the following objects. You can use it in the scenarios of validating the metadata information of any data, or triggering a pipeline when data is ready.

  • File or folder metadata in the file storages of:
    • Azure Blob storage
    • Azure Data Lake Store
    • Azure Files
    • File system
    • FTP
    • SFTP
  • Table metadata in the databases of:
    • Azure SQL Database
    • Azure SQL Data Warehouse
    • SQL Server

For more information, including the set of metadata options for each object type, see the GetMetadata activity documentation.

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