James Serra

Azure Synapse

A Data Lakehouse in Azure Synapse Analytics

Azure Synapse Analytics is Azure SQL Data Warehouse evolved: a limitless analytics service that brings together enterprise data warehousing and Big Data analytics into a single service. It gives you the freedom to query data on your terms, using either serverless on-demand or provisioned resources, at scale. Azure Synapse brings these two worlds together with […]

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Cosmos DB for the SQL Professional: Handling Reference Tables

James Serra recently posted this article on some of the things to keep in mind when moving from a relational data model mindset to a NoSQL model. A big difference with Cosmos DB compared to a relational database is you will create a denormalized data model.  Take a person record for example.  You will embed […]

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