Azure Data Factory — Datasets and Linked Services

Welcome back to my overview of Azure Data Factory. In our previous post we went through the process of creating an Azure Data Factory pipeline. In today’s blog post I would like to talk about the next component of ADF (and there are several) which is Datasets and Linked Services.

What are Datasets and Linked Services

Datasets and Linked Services are an integral part of Azure Data Factory and while the two are linked, they provide 2 different services.