dataflow sink cash

arkiboys 9,686 Reputation points
2021-09-20T12:01:52.737+00:00

Hi,
once I am done with the dataflow (source, filter, select, etc...sink)
I then would like to use the whole dataset (Columns and rows) and loop through each inside a foreach activity.
How is this done?
Note that I want to loop through all the items from the sink in dataflow
Is there something like, @activity('Filter1').output.value I should be using?

Thank you

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  1. ShaikMaheer-MSFT 38,311 Reputation points Microsoft Employee
    2021-09-21T07:24:29.21+00:00

    Hi @arkiboys ,

    Thank you for posting query here.

    You can achieve this using Sink transformation - "write to activity output setting". Note, you need to remove First row only selection from Data flow activity sink properties.

    Below are the detailed steps with screenshots. Kindy check them.

    Step1: Sink Transformation - select "write to activity output setting"

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    Step2: Dataflow activity in pipeline. Remove first row only selection

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    Step3: Pass your "value array"(which contains your sink data) to ForEach activity to iterate over your data.
    expression used: @activity('<dataflow activity name>').output.runStatus.output.sink1.value

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    Hope this will help. Please let us know if any further queries.

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