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Migrate Azure Storage to Azure Data Lake Gen2

Migrate Azure Storage to Azure Data Lake Gen2

Migrate Azure Storage to Storage Account with Azure Data Lake Gen2 capabilities Does it sometimes happen that you come across a Storage Account where the Hierarchical namespace is not enabled or that you still have a Storage Account V1? In the tutorial below I...

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Azure Synapse Analytics overwrite live mode

Azure Synapse Analytics overwrite live mode

Stale publish branch In Azure Synapse Analytics and Azure Data Factory is an new option available "Overwrite Live Mode", which can be found in the Management Hub-Git Configuration. With this new option your directly overwrite your Azure Synapse Live mode code with the...

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Azure Purview Pricing example

Azure Purview Pricing example

Azure Purview pricing? Note: Billing for Azure Purview will commence November 1, 2021. Updated October 31st, 2021 Pricing for Elastic Data Map and Scanning for Other Sources are changed and updated in the blog below. Since my last post on Azure Purview announcements...

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Azure Purview announcements and new functionalities

Azure Purview announcements and new functionalities

This week the Azure Purview Product team added some new functionalities, new connectors(these connectors where added during my holiday), Azure Synapse Data Lineage, a better Power BI integration and the introduction of Elastics Data Map. Slowly we are on our way to a...

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Get control of data loads in Azure Synapse

Get control of data loads in Azure Synapse

Load Source data to DataLake There are several ways to extract data from a source in Azure Synapse Analytics or in Azure Data Factory. In this article I'm going to use a metadata-driven approach by using a control table in Azure SQL in which we configure the...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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How to setup Code Repository in Azure Data Factory

Why activate a Git Configuration? The main reasons are: Source Control: Ensures that all your changes are saved and traceable, but also that you can easily go back to a previous version in case of a bug. Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD): Allows...

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