Category Archives: Cloud

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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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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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: IoT for Beginners Course

Summer is here and temperatures get up and hey, don’t they need to be captured and analyzed? Isn’t there a technology that does this – the Internet of Things (IoT) !? If you want to jumpstart your IoT journey, the … Continue reading

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Compare Service Capabilities in the Microsoft 365 Portal

Today, I found some hidden gem in the Microsoft 365 portal. I was browsing through the list of available products and – for me totally new – found the Compare checkbox right next to the listed products. You maybe know … Continue reading

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Azure Purview and SQL Server / Azure SQL Views..

You already may be familiar with Azure Purview (first look)- the Azure data governance / data catalog service. In the last months, I got the chance to work on PoC projects together with customers and use & test Azure Purview … Continue reading

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Talking about PowerPlatform Dataflows at #M365Philly 2021

This time of the year it’s almost like: “Another week, another session” – and this week follows this pattern 🙂 On Saturday, 15th May 2021, I will talk about Power Platform Dataflows at M365 Philly Virtual 2021 edition: https://www.spsevents.org/event/sharepoint-saturday-philly/ The … Continue reading

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Global Azure Bootcamp 2021 – Azure Synapse & Purview plus CI/CD for the BI Developer

This years edition of the Global Azure Bootcamp is scheduled for the end of this week. As in the last years, this event is a global one. The global webpage lists 6 continents, >550 speakers and more than 530 sessions … Continue reading

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Data News – 2021-01-25

Welcome to 2021! Herzlich Willkommen in 2021! Another week and other data links for you! I hope you had a great weekend – I spent mine outdoors – long walks and long runs.. and it was great to be outside … Continue reading

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Connectors in Power Query (reference link)

Sometimes even the internet has some real treasures hidden and I found on this weekend. In many workshops my customers ask me – “Wolfgang, is connector to system XYZ supported in Power BI datasets AND dataflows?” .. and in some … Continue reading

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