Category Archives: Azure

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 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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SQLBits 2022 – My Training Day about Data Governance and Azure Purview

I am happy. More than happy that I can share the news now… Next March, in London, I am allowed to conduct a full day training at SQLBits 2022. About one of my highlight topics in the past months – … Continue reading

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Complete Analytics FabricĀ – 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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