Azure Data Factory Valuable Features

AS
Senior Manager at a tech services company with 51-200 employees

The overall architecture has been very valuable to us. It has allowed us to scale up pretty rapidly. That's something that has been very good for us. 

The solution can scale very easily.

The stability is very good and has improved very much over time.

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Director at a tech services company with 1-10 employees

Azure Data Factory's most valuable features are the packages and the data transformation that it allows us to do, which is more drag and drop, or a visual interface. So, that eases the entire process.

Azure Data Factory setup is quite user-friendly.

I am happy with the interface.

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Sr. Technology Architect at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees

Data Factory itself is great. It's pretty straightforward. You can easily add sources, join and lookup information, etc. The ease of use is pretty good. 

They have a lot of other components like a newer monitor, which helps track and generate alerts for any failed jobs and things of that nature, which is helpful.

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Azure Technical Architect at a computer software company with 10,001+ employees

From my experience so far, the best feature is the ability to copy data to any environment. We have 100 connectors and we can connect them to the system and copy the data from its respective system to any environment. That is the best feature. 

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Associate General Manager-Architecture at TechnipFMC

The best part of this product is the extraction, transformation, and load. In fact, we have found that the three of them work quite well. We are implementing the cloud-based system right now.

We see a lot of improvement with the most recent version of this solution. Some of the new features are very important to us.

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NK
Delivery Manager at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees

Our clients find that this solution has a very good performance. They like the speed.

It is easy to deploy workflows and schedule jobs. You can just click on the desktop and it works.

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GV
Head of IT at a logistics company with 10,001+ employees

The most valuable part of this product is the ease of use. It is easy to use and rather intuitive. Because it is easy to use, you can do things with it easily. The more things make your work easy, the more valuable they are.  

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RK
Business Unit Manager Data Migration and Integration at a tech services company with 201-500 employees

The flexibility that Azure Data Factory offers is great.

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LG
Principal Consultant at a tech services company with 11-50 employees

I like the feature that allows you to connect to different sources. You can go through forms and click on them and you don't have to provide the scripts. The solution has a good interface and the integration with GitHub is very useful.

There is also a self-service integration that allows you to run the BTS pages on the SQL server from an SIS. Users have an option to configure this self-service integration engine to run items as a part of a pipeline of the Azure data factory.

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General Manager Data & Analytics at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees

The data pipeline and the orchestration functionality are the most valuable aspects of the solution.

The interface is very good. It seeks to be very responsive and intuitive.

The initial setup is very quick and easy.

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GB
Principal Engineer at a computer software company with 501-1,000 employees

The most valuable feature is the copy activity. Instead of creating a pipeline and then doing a source to target copy, this feature will create the pipeline directly.

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SB
Data Strategist | Azure Solutions Architect at a tech services company with 11-50 employees

So far, I'm quite happy with the solution overall. It's got a lot of tools that I use in my work, and these are items I'm already recommending to my clients. I'm quite happy with it.

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AS
CTO at a construction company with 1,001-5,000 employees

The reason that we implemented this product is for the full integration with the whole Azure environment. It is very important because you don't have to deal with security, identity flow, or audit flow.

The security of the agent that is installed on-premises is very good. This is another important feature for us.

It comes with a lot of connectors out of the box, including support for SQL, Oracle, SAP, and ODBC.

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AK
Microsoft Consultant at a tech services company with 201-500 employees

The support for SAP services and databases, specifically SAP HANA, has been a game-changer for us.

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AJ
BI Practice Lead at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees

It is easy to integrate.

I do not foresee any issues with security.

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.NET Architect at a computer software company with 10,001+ employees

I think it makes it very easy to understand what data flow is and so on. You can leverage the user interface to do the different data flows, and it's great. I like it a lot.

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Azure Technical Architect at a computer software company with 10,001+ employees

It has built-in connectors for more than 100 sources and onboarding data from many different sources to the cloud environment.

It has everything we needed.

Being able to post your feedback and queries is a very good feature that is offered by Azure Data Factory.

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Principal Data Architect at Predica

The user interface is very good. It makes me feel very comfortable when I am using the tool.

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Azure Architect\Informatica ETL Developer at Relativity

The most valuable feature is the ease in which you can create an ETL pipeline.

The GUI is very helpful when it comes to creating pipelines. The user interface is also very fast.

The connection to Snowflake is easy. I can store data and transform it during the ETL process before sending it to Snowflake.

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Director of Product Management at EIM solutions

The most valuable features are data transformations.

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AT
Team Leader at a insurance company with 201-500 employees

The features that I've found most valuable, in order: That it is a complete ETL Solution, the second one is interface, the third one workflow, and the fourth one ease of use.

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