Trigger Azure Data Factory Pipeline when a Blob is created or deleted

By | July 23, 2018

Trigger Azure Data Factory Pipeline when a Blob is created or deleted

You can automatically Trigger Azure Data Factory Pipeline when a Blob is created or even deleted. Yes, Azure Data Factory support event-driven trigger for the pipeline.  Having event-based data integration enables end to end data flow and automatic trigger of the pipeline. In the previous post, we have seen How to schedule trigger for Azure Data Factory (ADF) Pipeline?. In this post let’s quickly learn how you can enable event-based data integration using Azure Data Factory

To create a new trigger, select the “New/Edit” option. Trigger Now, will execute the pipeline instantly.

Trigger Edit for Azure Data Factory

It will bring the Add Triggers blade. You can choose an existing Trigger or Click on “New” to create a new trigger.

Add Triggers

Related Tips: Exploring Azure Data Factory Activity Execution Details

Selecting the New option will let you create a new trigger for your Azure Data Factory. Now, choose the “Event

Event Based Trigger

When you choose trigger type as “Event“, you can choose the Azure Subscription, Storage, and blob path.  Finally, save the Event-based trigger.  Going further, whenever there is a new item added in Blob or get deleted, it will trigger the pipeline.

You may read more about the event based pipeline trigger from here

Author: Abhijit Jana

Abhijit runs the Daily .NET Tips. He started this site with a vision to have a single knowledge base of .NET tips and tricks and share post that can quickly help any developers . He is a Former Microsoft ASP.NET MVP, CodeProject MVP, Mentor, Speaker, Author, Technology Evangelist and presently working as a .NET Consultant. He blogs at http://abhijitjana.net , you can follow him @AbhijitJana . He is the author of book Kinect for Windows SDK Programming Guide.

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