Category Archives: Azure

The future of Microsoft Analytics is here – Welcome Microsoft Fabric!

Look back into the past of Microsoft Analytics Do you remember those good old times where it was “just” SQL Server DB-Engine, Integration Services, Analysis Services and Reporting Services and your Data Warehouse solution was done? And then – we … Continue reading

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Microsoft Build 2023 – Book of News including Microsoft Fabric announcement

As with every big conference, Microsoft also published a Book of News for the Build 2023 conference Book of News: https://news.microsoft.com/build-2023-book-of-news/ Even when Build is mainly focused on a developer audience, this year Data and AI got their places in … Continue reading

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Data Community Austria Day 2023 – Wir leben noch!

Usually, January is the month when we traditionally held our #SQLSatVienna / #DataSatVienna or the #DataCommunityAustria Day. It’s been a long time (a year) since we got together for a big data event in Austria. Although the covid situation in … Continue reading

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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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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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