Prasad Kulkarni

I am a Data Analytics professional with 5+ years of experience.

Managed Identity between Azure Data Factory and Azure storage

Last month Microsoft announced that Data Factory is now a ‘Trusted Service’ in Azure Storage and Azure Key Vault firewall. Accordingly, Data Factory can...

Introduction to SSIS and making it metadata independent

Introducing SSIS In the Microsoft Sql Server Integration services (SSIS), we have a variety of tasks to perform ETL. However, with changing data landscape and newer...

Azure Synapse Analytics: Azure SQL Data Warehouse revamped

Prologue On 5th November 2019, I read an early morning announcement of Azure Synapse Analytics. It was formerly known as Azure SQL Data warehouse. This announcement took...

Comparing SSIS Lookup and SQL Joins

Motivating SSIS lookups Denormalization is the stepping stone of data warehouse creation; usually performed to extract the surrogate key of a dimension to a fact table....

Is Artificial Intelligence a threat to Software Engineers?

The fear of the singularity Every threat is an opportunity The Forbes magazine article  Software Ate The World, Now AI Is Eating Software reminded me of the movie...

Log Analytics with Python Pandas Explode

Prologue to Analytics with Python I strongly recommend reading this article before you go ahead with this article: Log Analytics using STRING_SPLIT  function. This...

What is a Data Hub: Concepts and Guidelines

The V’s of Big Data: Before Data Hub Life was simple when we restricted ourselves to spreadsheets and relational data stores. Data was structured, databases were...

Azure Logic App deployment process with Powershell

Prologue A software product goes through three broad phases viz. development, testing and deployment. The last phase can be approached in multiple ways. One of the ways...

Making ADF Web activity synchronous with Logic App

Prologue It is a common scenario in ETL jobs to send Email Notifications. With Azure Data Factory, such an example can be found in this article. Accordingly, we use web...

Move Files with Azure Data Factory- End to End

Pre-requisite In the first part of this series, we focused on moving a single file from one blob location to another using ADF. Here is the link for the first part: Move...