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Microsoft Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 Connector overview

You can use Microsoft Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 connector to connect to Microsoft Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 from Data Integration.
Use Microsoft Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 Connector to read and write flat files and flat structured complex files such as Avro, JSON, ORC, and Parquet.
You can use Microsoft Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 objects as sources and targets in mappings, elastic mappings, and mapping tasks.
You can read and write hierarchical data types in an elastic mapping for Avro, JSON, and Parquet files. You can also read hierarchical data types in an elastic mapping for ORC files.
For more information about elastic mappings, see Mappings in the Data Integration help.
You cannot read and write primitive datatypes in nested and multi-line indented JSON files in mappings.