Streamline data analytics processes with ADLS Gen2 events in Azure Event Grid

Posted on Monday, November 4, 2019

Azure Data Lake Storage (ADLS) Gen2 can now publish events to Azure Event Grid to be processed by subscribers such as WebHooks, Azure Event Hubs, Azure Functions, and Logic Apps. With this capability, individual changes to files and directories in ADLS Gen2 can automatically be captured and made available to data engineers for creating rich big data analytics platforms that use event-driven architectures.

The events that will be made available for Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 are BlobCreated, BlobDeleted, BlobRenamed, DirectoryCreated, DirectoryDeleted, and DirectoryRenamed.

Azure Event Grid event schema for Blob storage

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