Limitless Analytics with Azure Synapse

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Limitless Analytics with Azure Synapse

Limitless Analytics with Azure Synapse


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Formats : PDF (Read Only)

Pages : 392

ISBN : 9781800206977

Language : English

About the Book

Book description

Leverage the Azure analytics platform's key analytics services to deliver unmatched intelligence for your data

Key Features

  • Learn to ingest, prepare, manage, and serve data for immediate business requirements
  • Bring enterprise data warehousing and big data analytics together to gain insights from your data
  • Develop end-to-end analytics solutions using Azure Synapse

Book Description

Azure Synapse Analytics, which Microsoft describes as the next evolution of Azure SQL Data Warehouse, is a limitless analytics service that brings enterprise data warehousing and big data analytics together. With this book, you'll learn how to discover insights from your data effectively using this platform.

The book starts with an overview of Azure Synapse Analytics, its architecture, and how it can be used to improve business intelligence and machine learning capabilities. Next, you'll go on to choose and set up the correct environment for your business problem. You'll also learn a variety of ways to ingest data from various sources and orchestrate the data using transformation techniques offered by Azure Synapse. Later, you'll explore how to handle both relational and non-relational data using the SQL language. As you progress, you'll perform real-time streaming and execute data analysis operations on your data using various languages, before going on to apply ML techniques to derive accurate and granular insights from data. Finally, you'll discover how to protect sensitive data in real time by using security and privacy features.

By the end of this Azure book, you'll be able to build end-to-end analytics solutions while focusing on data prep, data management, data warehousing, and AI tasks.

What you will learn

  • Explore the necessary considerations for data ingestion and orchestration while building analytical pipelines
  • Understand pipelines and activities in Synapse pipelines and use them to construct end-to-end data-driven workflows
  • Query data using various coding languages on Azure Synapse
  • Focus on Synapse SQL and Synapse Spark
  • Manage and monitor resource utilization and query activity in Azure Synapse
  • Connect Power BI workspaces with Azure Synapse and create or modify reports directly from Synapse Studio
  • Create and manage IP firewall rules in Azure Synapse

Who this book is for

This book is for data architects, data scientists, data engineers, and business analysts who are looking to get up and running with the Azure Synapse Analytics platform. Basic knowledge of data warehousing will be beneficial to help you understand the concepts covered in this book more effectively.

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