Data Warehousing

Azure Synapse

Optimizing Power BI and Synapse

Azure Synapse and Power BI go together like peanut butter and jelly, but are you making the most of your deployments in the way of performance and optimized architectures? Watch this video with Chris Chalmers and Chris Seferlis where they discuss what you should consider for your deployments to ensure you meet your business requirements. […]

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Azure Azure Synapse Databricks

Comparing Azure Synapse, Snowflake and Databricks for Common Data Workloads

In this video, Chris Seferlis describes some of the most common data workloads that are being deployed on Azure and which of the 3 major compute engines are best for each workload.

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Azure Synapse

Import Sample Data into Azure Synapse in 5 Minutes

In this video Stephen Helwig shows you how to import sample data, sample python notebooks, and sample SQL scripts to quickly get going with your Azure Synapse POC environment. 

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Azure Azure Synapse Big Data

Should You Use Azure Data Factory or Synapse Workspaces?

In this video Chris Seferlis discusses some of the reasons you might want to choose Azure Data Factory over Azure Synapse Workspaces with Synapse Studio. Even though many of the features overlap, there are still scenarios where I’d use ADF, and pass on the additional features of Synapse. Let me know your thoughts below, please […]

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Azure Azure Synapse

Azure Synapse, Predictive Maintenance, Safety, and Efficiency at GE Aviation

Microsoft Mechanics shows us a practical use case for Predictive Maintenance, Safety, and Efficiency through Microsoft Azure Synapse. Find out how Azure Synapse is part of the next-generation data and analytics platform for global aviation tech company, GE Aviation. Jeremy Chapman speaks with Luke Bowman, Senior Product Manager at GE Aviation’s Digital Group, to discuss […]

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Azure Synapse

Azure Synapse and Just-In-Time Inventory at Aggreko

Microsoft Mechanics explores how Aggreko is evaluating Azure Synapse to increase operational efficiency with just-in-time supply of their specialist equipment. Aggreko is a global leader in the supply of temporary power generation and temperature control systems, providing backup energy and power supply during times of crisis. Join Jeremy Chapman, as Elizabeth Hollinger, Director of Data […]

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Data Warehouse Databricks

Slowly Changing Dimensions (SCD) Type 2

Databricks recently streamed this tech chat on SCD, or Slowly Changing Dimensions. We will discuss a popular online analytics processing (OLAP) fundamental – slowly changing dimensions (SCD) – specifically Type-2. As we have discussed in various other Delta Lake tech talks, the reliability brought to data lakes by Delta Lake has brought a resurgence of […]

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Data Driven Data Warehouse

Data Warehousing Deep Dive

In this Deep Dive, Frank and Andy delve into the world of Data Warehousing, what is it and do they know things? Let’s find out!Frank also shares that he has a new role at Microsoft.AI Generated Transcription (coming soon) Press the play button below to listen here or visit the show page at DataDriven.tv.

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Azure Data

The Modern Data Warehouse in Azure – Data Processing

In this video, Chris Seferlis continues discussing the Modern Data Platform in Azure with Part 3: Data Processing. Tools Discusssed: Azure Data Factory Data Flows – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/data-factory/concepts-data-flow-overview Azure Databricks – https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/services/databricks/ Azure HDInsight – https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/services/hdinsight/ Azure Marketplace – https://azuremarketplace.microsoft.com/en-us/marketplace/

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