Purpose of Linked Service in Data Factory

 Posted by Rajnilari2015 on 3/10/2017 | Category: Azure Interview questions | Views: 265 | Points: 40
Answer:

Linked services provided the external resources connectivity information to Data Factory . It serves two main purpose:

a) To represent a data store
b) To represent a compute resource

A typical linked service for Azure Storage is
{

"name": "AzureStorageLinkedService",
"properties": {
"type": "AzureStorage",
"description": "",
"typeProperties": {
"connectionString": "DefaultEndpointsProtocol=https;AccountName=<accountname>;AccountKey=<accountkey>"
}
}


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