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Mapping Data Flows is the visual data transformation service in Azure Data Factory and Azure Synapse Analytics that enables powerful scale-out ETL capabilities with a low-code user interface. The ADF team is excited to announce that we are opening up on-prem and VM-based SQL Server as a source and sink to data flows in ADF and Azure Synapse Analytics. You will see SQL Server now as a connector option in both shared integration datasets as well as inline in your source & sink.
Instructions on how to set-up the network configuration to use the Azure IR VNET and private link for accessing your SQL Server from data flows can be found here. Data flows in ADF & Synapse currently only support Azure IR, not self-hosted IR (SH-IR).
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