Category Archives: Data Lake

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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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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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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Better Together – Azure Synapse Analytics and Azure Purview

In the past months I had the chance to play with and build solutions based on Azure Synapse Analytics and Azure Purview. Azure Synapse (my Synapse blog entries) as the foundation for a solid platform to store, analyze and build … Continue reading

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Azure Synapse Analytics end-to-end: From your database and sensors to a Power BI dashboard

In todays blog post I would like to build an end-to-end solution to combine data coming from different sources and stored in different form factors into a single Power BI data model using Azure Synapse Analytics. The Basics to start … Continue reading

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Azure Purview – Use the Starter Kit to create a data estate demo environment

Maybe you’ve heard of Azure Purview, the new Azure data governance service, that was released into public preview in the beginning of December 2020. Very often, when I want to test some new services I miss some infrastructure and environments … Continue reading

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Azure Purview – How to get your External Connections menu

During my tests with Azure Purview I found out, that in my demo accounts (I created multiple to test it) the Management menu was missing some items. Updated post: 2020-12-07 9:30 pm -> Read the Information from the Purview team … Continue reading

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An Event On How To Shape Your Future with Data and Analytics?

Twitter Hype? The messages from the Azure Synapse Analytics sound more than interesting to me (link to the tweet) Or this one (tweet) What are they talking about? Well, they are announcing and promoting the digital Azure Data and Analytics … Continue reading

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Direct Query your Data Lake Files using Azure Synapse Analytics and Power BI

The usage of Data Lakes in a Modern Data Warehouse / Data Platform is getting more and more popular. Fed by different kind of data sources, a data lake is very often used as a cheap, easy to handle and … Continue reading

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