This Azure data flow diagram represents the Azure data framework. Azure Data Factory The Metadata Driven Framework automates data integration into Azure from various source systems. ETL process based on metadata. The method is controlled and consistent for faster data ingestion. Data modeling, profiling, and analysis are given top priority. Auditing has been streamlined, and the ETL process can now be restarted. Azure data factory (ADF) is a Microsoft Azure-based big data processing platform. The obvious comparison for database developers is with Microsoft's SQL Server integration services (SSIS). SSIS is an ETL tool (extract, transform, and load), whereas ADF is not. This Azure data flow diagram depicts data flow by using defined symbols such as rectangles, circles, arrows, and short text labels.