Azure Data Factory

Microsoft’s Azure Data Factory allows you to bring data from a rich variety of locations in diverse formats into Azure for advanced analytics and predictive modeling on top of massive amounts of data.

Here is a complete list of the Azure Data Factory updates for February.

  • New Oracle driver bundled with Data Management Gateway with performance enhancements
  • Service Principal authentication support for Azure Data Lake Store
  • Automatic table schema creation when loading into SQL Data Warehouse
  • Zip compression/decompression support
  • Support extracting data from arrays in JSON files
  • Ability to explicitly specify cloud copy execution location
  • Support updating the new Azure Resource Manager Machine Learning web service

To read about each feature in detail, hit the source link below.