Using U-SQL Split to Handle Variable Width Datasets

Happy New Year folks and welcome back to work! I hope you had a nice break. 🙂 I decided to kick off the new year of blogging with something fairly simple following some support work I did helping out a friend in the community. The problem encountered was twofold when dealing with data in Azure … Continue reading Using U-SQL Split to Handle Variable Width Datasets

Controlling U-SQL Job AU’s with Azure Data Factory v2 Pipeline Parameters

This post came about really from me playing around with Azure Data Factory Version 2 (ADFv2) and trying to gain a better appreciation of why and how you can now use parameters and expressions in ADFv2 to control your pipelines. Below is the first thing I tested out and hopefully gives you a taster of … Continue reading Controlling U-SQL Job AU’s with Azure Data Factory v2 Pipeline Parameters

The Data Platform Community – 1 Year On

A lot can change in a year. This has been especially true for me and my involvement in the Microsoft data platform community. The evidence for the point comes in the form of my PASS Summit lanyard/badges. At the 2016 event I was a humble attendee visiting Seattle and the conference for the first time, … Continue reading The Data Platform Community – 1 Year On