Category Archives: Azure Synapse Analytics

(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 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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Complete Analytics Fabric – Azure Synapse and Power Query (Power BI) better together

As a follow up of todays PASSDataCommunitySummit keynote, in which Arun Ulag mentioned a new phrase – the Complete Analytics Fabric, I would like to write more about a new option to really get a complete picture of your Azure … Continue reading

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PASS Data Community Summit – Keynote

The PASSDataCommunitySummit 2021 kicks off with a Keynote presented by Rohan Kumar Limitless cloud database services – choose the way / service that serves you best for your data Unmatched analytics and insights – choose the technology / services to … Continue reading

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Ignite 2021 – Some of my Azure Data Highlights

This week is Microsoft Ignite 2021 week – virtual again! Three days full of content, mostly pre-recorded sessions and many announcements of new features. Microsoft published – like for some other conferences in the past – a Book of News, … Continue reading

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DirectionsEMEA 2021 in Milano

Last week was a special one – I went to a conference, a real conference. 🙂 DirectionsEMEA 2021 took place at Milan from Wednesday 27th to Friday 29th October. It was a kind of unusual conference for me – No … Continue reading

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SQLDays 2021 in Erding

Sie gehören zum Herbst dazu – die SQLDays der PPEDV in Erding. Traditionell in der Stadthalle in Erding und heuer auch endlich wieder in-person oder genauer gesagt als hybride Veranstaltung. Ein Teil der Teilnehmer war direkt vor Ort dabei und … Continue reading

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Free Azure Data Summer: Try Azure Synapse for free

Hi everyone, Summer is approaching and now is the right time to use the long evenings to try out and learn more about the Azure Data Platform. This is the first part of a planned series of the Free Azure … Continue reading

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Quick tip: Move Artifacts across Folders in Synapse Studio (Drag & Drop)

Another small but very powerful usability extension in Azure Synapse Studio was added at the beginning of June: Move artifacts across folders in Synapse Studio (without extra clicks but with drag&drop) Once again, the release notes list contained the short … Continue reading

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Link more than one Power BI Workspace in Azure Synapse Analytics

Let’s call it by accident, that I found out that Azure Synapse Analytics now let’s you to link more than just one Power BI workspace.. There is an entry in the Release notes/Update menu that lists this option. The past: … Continue reading

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