Feature request - Datafactory copy activity default copy option to be polybase at the backend.

Shaik, Khaja 1 Reputation point


  1. In azure synapse analytics, built in copy activity uses polybase as default.
  2. Pipeline in synapse with source as postgre and sink as synapse dedicated pool works fine with polybase as copy method.
  3. However datafactory throws following exception, with same set up of polybase.
  4. error:
    Operation on target Copy data1 failed: ErrorCode=PolybaseOperationFailed,'Type=Microsoft.DataTransfer.Common.Shared.HybridDeliveryException,Message=Error happened when loading data into SQL Data Warehouse. Operation: 'Polybase operation'.,Source=Microsoft.DataTransfer.ClientLibrary,''Type=System.Data.SqlClient.SqlException,Message=HdfsBridge::recordReaderFillBuffer - Unexpected error encountered filling record reader buffer: HadoopExecutionException: Not enough columns in this line.,Source=.Net SqlClient Data Provider,SqlErrorNumber=107090,Class=16,ErrorCode=-2146232060,State=1,Errors=[{Class=16,Number=107090,State=1,Message=HdfsBridge::recordReaderFillBuffer - Unexpected error encountered filling record reader buffer: HadoopExecutionException: Not enough columns in this line.,},],'

This denotes that, there is something in ADF polybase setting, which is uncommon to Synapse polybase setting.

Feature Request:

  1. Can ADF engine use same polybase as in synapse.
Azure Synapse Analytics
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An Azure analytics service that brings together data integration, enterprise data warehousing, and big data analytics. Previously known as Azure SQL Data Warehouse.
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  1. HimanshuSinha-msft 19,381 Reputation points Microsoft Employee

    Hello @Shaik, Khaja ,
    Thanks for the feedback and using Microsoft Q&A platform .We will pass on this feedback to the ADF team and share if we get any updates from them .
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