If you are using Azure Data Factory (ADF) and need to access data outside of Azure you need to install an Integration Runtime (IR) on a Virtual Machine (VM) that does have access to the data. At ASOS we have some sources that are still on premises or within VNETs in which case you need an IR. We are always evolving our implementations and recently had to split one of our solutions into two, which meant we had to reconfigure the IRs in multiple environments to connect to different ADFs in other Azure subscriptions.

The current recommendation of re-configuring an…

Eugene Niemand

Lead Data QA Engineer at ASOS.com - I have a passion for Test Driven Development, Agile Methodologies, Continuous Integration and Delivery using Microsoft Azure

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