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ETL with Azure Cookbook

By : Christian Cote, Matija Lah, Madina Saitakhmetova
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ETL with Azure Cookbook

By: Christian Cote, Matija Lah, Madina Saitakhmetova

Overview of this book

ETL is one of the most common and tedious procedures for moving and processing data from one database to another. With the help of this book, you will be able to speed up the process by designing effective ETL solutions using the Azure services available for handling and transforming any data to suit your requirements. With this cookbook, you’ll become well versed in all the features of SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) to perform data migration and ETL tasks that integrate with Azure. You’ll learn how to transform data in Azure and understand how legacy systems perform ETL on-premises using SSIS. Later chapters will get you up to speed with connecting and retrieving data from SQL Server 2019 Big Data Clusters, and even show you how to extend and customize the SSIS toolbox using custom-developed tasks and transforms. This ETL book also contains practical recipes for moving and transforming data with Azure services, such as Data Factory and Azure Databricks, and lets you explore various options for migrating SSIS packages to Azure. Toward the end, you’ll find out how to profile data in the cloud and automate service creation with Business Intelligence Markup Language (BIML). By the end of this book, you’ll have developed the skills you need to create and automate ETL solutions on-premises as well as in Azure.
Table of Contents (12 chapters)

Chapter 1: Getting Started with Azure and SSIS 2019

In this cookbook, we are going to cover Extract, Transform, Load (ETL) development with Microsoft Azure. We will start with Microsoft SQL Server 2019 Integration Services (SSIS) and then gradually move on to data management capabilities in Azure. Throughout this cookbook we will use hands-on examples, which will not only provide you with genuine first-hand experience in SSIS development but also demonstrate how to design a working ETL solution or a module that could be built into an ETL solution.

Let's start by establishing your development environment. We are going to guide you through the installation of a new SQL Server instance, including all the components needed for on-premises as well as cloud-based SSIS solution development. You are also going to install the tools used in administering and maintaining SQL Server instances – either on-premises or in the cloud. You are also going to install the tools used in developing, testing, and deploying your SSIS solutions. You will finish this chapter by creating an Azure subscription, which will allow your on-premises development environment to extend into the cloud.

This chapter covers the following recipes that will help you get started with SSIS development on-premises as well as in the cloud:

  • Installing Microsoft SQL Server 2019 Integration Services
  • Installing SQL Server Management Studio
  • Installing SQL Server Data Tools
  • Installing Azure Data Studio
  • Creating an Azure subscription