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Data Platform enthusiast

Ignite 2022 – Azure Data Platform Update

It’s the week of Ignite 2022 and as in the last years, many new features and updates have been announced. It’s hard to catch up with all the tweets, blog posts and similar things so I will recall the good … Continue reading

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Microsoft Purview and Data Governance at PASS Data Community Summit

Yesterday the session catalog for the hybrid PASS Data Community Summit 2022 was released. I am now allowed to talk about my sessions that got selected for this event. It looks like there is a little bit of Data Governance … Continue reading

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DataGrillen 2022 – Data Governance Session

Last week was DataGrillen 2022 time. An in-person event and it was fun. Big kudos again to the organizers – Ben and William for another edition of a relaxed and perfectly organized event! I had the pleasure to talk about … Continue reading

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(Dynamic) Data Lineage in Microsoft Purview

One of the most important things to better know a data estate is to investigate into the data lineage topic. In a non scientific definition, data lineage defines … Where does my data come from? Where does my data go … Continue reading

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Azure Purview is now part of Microsoft Purview

I was ready for a nice relaxing evening today, when an email appeared in my inbox “Azure Purview is now Microsoft Purview!” Initially I thought… yeah.. “just another Microsoft product name renaming” .. but when I read through it more … Continue reading

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Azure Purview Announcements March 2022

Hi members of #TeamDatagovernance! It’s SQLBits week and I have the feeling that the Azure Purview team released some new features I want to summarize and give you some pointers to the announcement posts and documentation: Dynamic SQL Lineage For … Continue reading

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SQLBits 2022 – It’s quite a #DataGovernance theme for me…

17 Days to go… Starting on Tuesday, 8th March London will be the Microsoft Data capital for a week. It’s SQLBits (https://arcade.sqlbits.com/) time again and this year – if everything goes well – it will be an in-person conference experience … Continue reading

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A new Azure Purview permission level – Policy authors

I’ve spotted a new Azure Purview permission level – Policy Authors. This new permission level is connected to the new Data Access Policy Management in Purview (as of today 2021-12-30 in preview; https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/purview/how-to-access-policies-storage) One may ask: Why Wolfgang, why no … Continue reading

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Add a root collection admin to your Azure Purview account (not in Purview Studio)

Some time ago, the permissions scheme in Azure Purview changed and the collection level was introduced as a level of permission. (documentation – Access control in Azure Purview) With that, the root collection and its assigned administrators get more and … Continue reading

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Azure Synapse Analytics – Success by Design Documents

Today, I stumbled upon a very interesting link – the Azure Synapse Analytics – Success by Design site (follow this link). If you need guidance, best practices links, POC playbooks, links to blogs & videos, tools, .. THIS is the … Continue reading

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