ERWIN & BUSINESS ANALYTICS

Proud to be an ADF Hackathon winner!

Azure Data Factory HackathonAround the clock During the event 'Around the clock Azure SQL and Azure Data Factory' event on Feb 3, 2021, they kicked-off the Azure Data Factory (ADF) Hackathon. Recording of this event can be found here.Winner I submitted a ADF Pipeline...

Azure Purview MSIgnite Spring 2021 Announcements

Azure Purview Ignite 2021 AnnoucementPricing This week the Azure Purview announced that they will extend the Azure Purview offer to provision 4 Capacity Units of the Data Map for free till May 31, 2021! Charging will start on June 1, 2021. Great news for customer who...

Azure Purview Public Preview Starts billing

Billing for Azure Purview(Public Preview)As of January 20th 2021 0:00 UTC Azure Purview will starts billing.Preview From January 20 ,2021 Azure Purview will start billing. During the Public Preview, you will only be billed if you exceed the 4 capacity units for Azure...

Goodbye 2020 Hello 2021

Goodbye 2020 Started to work for InSpark Last year was certainly an eventful year. Started with a new job at InSpark and after 10 weeks we all know what happened, the first intelligent lockdown. The Netherlands was partially locked, but our office was immediately...

10 Days of Azure Synapse Analytics

10 Days of Azure Synapse AnalyticsFor the next 10 days, every day a different topic is explained about Azure Synapse Analytics. The shortest and easiest way to see how Azure Synapse Analytics can help you, to make decisions within your data landscape.Day 1...

Scale SQL Database dynamically with Metadata

Scale SQL Database Dynamically with Metadata Use this template to scale up and down an Azure SQL Database in Azure Synapse Analytics or in Azure Data Factory. This article describes a solution template how you can Scale up or down a SQL Database within Azure Synapse...

Scale your SQL Pool dynamically in Azure Synapse

Scale your Dedicated SQL Pool in Azure Synapse Analytics In my previous article, I explained how you can Pause and Resume your Dedicated SQL Pool with a Pipeline in Azure Synapse Analytics. In this article I will explain how to scale up and down a SQL Pool via a...

Azure Synapse Pause and Resume SQL Pool

Pause or Resume your Dedicated SQL Pool in Azure Synapse Analytics Azure Synapse Analytics went GA in beginning of December 2020, with Azure Synapse we can now also create a Dedicated SQL Pool(formerly Azure SQL DW). Please read this document to learn what a Dedicated...

Azure Purview Costs in Public Preview explained

Why are you potentially charged for Azure Purview during the public preview? Since I published my post that Azure Purview started billing as of January 21th, I got a lot of questions how billing was working. UPDATE 27th of February: We are extending the Azure Purview...

Connect Azure Synapse Analytics with Azure Purview

How do you integrate Azure Purview in Azure Synapse Analytics? This article explains how to integrate Azure Purview into your Azure Synapse workspace for data discovery and exploration. Follow the steps below to connect your Azure Purview account in your Azure Synapse...

Data Saturday #1 Pordenone(Video)

Recording of my session during Data Saturday #1 Pordenone Azure Purview Microsoft's answer to Data Governance and Data Lineage  Feel free to leave a comment

My Virtual Session Scottish Summit 2021

Scottisch Summit 2021This Saturday I've been speaking during Scottisch Summit 2021. It was my first Summit, but is was a great event, with more than  400 sessions covering the full Microsoft Stack in 7 different language English, Spanish, German, French, Italian,...

My Virtual Session DataSaturday #1 Pordenone

DATA SATURDAY #1 PORDENONEThis Saturday I've been speaking during DataSaturday #1 Pordenono. The first ever DataSaturday after Pass has retired. If you want to visit more Datasaturday events please visit the Data Saturdays event page.Azure Purview I presented a...

My Virtual session at Data Toboggan

An inaugural event specializing on Azure Synapse AnalyticsData Toboggan This Saturday I've been speaking during Data Toboggan an inaugural event specializing on Azure Synapse Analytics. 12 Hours of sessions with amazing speakers.Azure Purview I presented a session...

My Virtual Session at SQL Bits 2020

SQL BITS 2020, the greatest data show Last week was SQL BITS week. After the event was moved from April to September, it eventually became a Virtual event. Setting up a Virtual event requires a lot of adjustments in the Organization.Recording All regular sessions had...