ETL Process PostgreSQL in Azure Data Factory

Andres Esteban 51 Reputation points

Hello community

I have to perform an ETL process which consists of copying certain data (i.e. filtering is required) from a PostgreSQL DB to Azure PostgreSQL via Azure Data Factory, and ideally only new records should be copied once a day. I have been reading and as far as I can see there are two options:

  • Create a Power Query: would this be possible for Postgres and would it be possible to only copy the new data with each query?
  • Create a Lookup + copy data: would it be possible for Postgres and would it be possible to copy only the new data with each query?

The query I make to visualise the data I want is something similar to this:

FROM table
where column1='condition'
and user_name<>'

Is an ETL process doing this kind of queries possible in Azure Data Factory?

Thank you

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  1. MarkKromer-MSFT 5,136 Reputation points Microsoft Employee

    Yes, you can do this using a source query either from a Copy Activity or a Data Flow inside your ADF pipeline