Azure Data Factory (ADF) is a data management platform that helps organizations move data from multiple sources into a data warehouse. It can be used to extract, transform, and load (ETL) data, but the platform also provides a number of features that make it an effective data management platform. ADF offers a variety of features, such as declarative data governance, data federation, and data lineage, that make it a powerful tool for data governance and data lineage.
ADF also offers a number of data integration capabilities, including connectors for data sources such as SQL, NoSQL, and Azure Data Lake Storage. ADF is an ETL platform, but it also provides features that make it an effective data management platform.