Azure AD Fundamentals

Data Transformation in Azure Data Factory (ADF) - An overview

Introduction Microsoft’s Azure Data Factory (ADF) is a cloud-based data integration service. The platform provides users with the ability to construct, schedule, and manage data pipelines that transfer and transform data between different sources and destinations. A key component of any data integration process is data transformation, which involves converting data from its original…
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Azure AD Fundamentals

Azure Data Factory - Data sources and destination

Azure Data Factory (ADF) is a powerful data integration service that allows you to move data between various data sources and destinations. In this article, we will discuss the different types of data sources and destinations that can be used with ADF, and how to connect to them using linked services. Types of Data Sources and Destinations ADF supports a wide range of data sources and…
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Azure AD Management

How to create and manage pipelines in Azure Data Factory

In today’s data-driven world, businesses rely heavily on data collection and analysis to make informed decisions. Azure Data Factory (ADF), offered by Microsoft, is a powerful data integration service that allows businesses to create, schedule, and manage data pipelines in the cloud. With its intuitive graphical interface and wide range of data connectors, ADF simplifies the process of…
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Azure AD Fundamentals

What is Azure Data Factory (ADF)? 

Azure Data Factory is a cloud-based service that integrates data from various sources and destinations, enabling the creation, scheduling, and management of data pipelines for data transfer. ADF supports structured, semi-structured, and unstructured data types and formats. This article will focus on the features and benefits of Azure Data Factory, as well as common use cases. Additionally, it…
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Azure AD Management

Azure AD PIM: How to manage privileged access to resources

So, what is Azure AD Privileged Identity Management (PIM)? Users operating within a corporate network cannot be readily trusted with the entirety of an organization’s critical assets. For administrators to enforce crucial access management policies (such as monitoring of usage, limiting of permissions) when a client requests access to a resource for a stipulated amount of time, it is crucial…
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Azure AD Fundamentals

Difference between AD domain services and Azure AD domain services 

Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) and Azure Active Directory Domain Services (AAD DS) are two important technologies used by organizations to manage their resources and users. However, many people get confused between the two and often consider them the same. In this article, we will discuss the differences between AD DS and AAD DS and how they are used in an organization. Table of…
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Azure AD Fundamentals

Azure Active Directory (AD) Domain Services - An overview

Introduction Azure Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) is a cloud-based service provided by Microsoft that enables businesses to connect their Azure Virtual Machines to a domain, and use the same credentials for on-premises and cloud resources. This article provides an overview of Azure AD DS, including its benefits, key features, and how it can help businesses improve their productivity…
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Azure AD Fundamentals

Difference between on-premise active directory and Azure active directory 

As businesses continue to expand, the need for secure and efficient identity management becomes increasingly important. Active Directory (AD) has been a popular solution for managing identities and access within organizations for many years. However, with the rise of cloud computing, Microsoft developed Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) as a cloud-based identity and access management solution. In…
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Azure AD Management

Azure Active Directory Domain Services for Azure VMs Without DC

Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) Domain Services is a cloud-based service provided by Microsoft that enables you to provide domain services such as domain join, group policy, and LDAP to Azure VMs without the need for domain controllers. This article will guide you through the steps required to set up and use Azure AD Domain Services. Step 1: Create an Azure AD Domain Services…
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