Category Archives: InformationSharing

Microsoft Purview and Data Governance at PASS Data Community Summit

Yesterday the session catalog for the hybrid PASS Data Community Summit 2022 was released. I am now allowed to talk about my sessions that got selected for this event. It looks like there is a little bit of Data Governance … Continue reading

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How to change URL-copy&paste back to normal (URL only)

Some months ago I switched to Microsoft Edge as my default web browser. I don’t know when it started, but out of a sudden the copy&paste of URLs out of Edge ended strange in the destination application. A new feature … 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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Azure Purview Quickstart (Series)

You are new to Azure Purview and want to learn more about this Azure DataGovernance service? I’ve started a Quickstart Azure Purview – Video Series and would like to invite you to the videos listed below. Feedback and discussion appreciated.. … Continue reading

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Free Azure Data Summer: Architecture Guides

Hi and welcome back to another edition of the #FreeAzureDataSummer! Today, I would like to bring your attention to a – for me – very interesting and useful link – the Azure Application Architecture Guide. If you open the browser … 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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Free Azure Data Summer: Try Azure for free!

Hi, Welcome to another part of the Free Azure Data Summer series – Today, it’s free Azure testing time… With all those numerous Azure services it is not easy to select the right one. And sometimes, this can be costly. … 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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