Category: Big Data

A first look at Azure Synapse Analytics

Strongly recommended reading: Azure Synapse Analytics: Azure SQL Data Warehouse revamped In the aforementioned article, we gave an introduction to Azure Synapse...

Introducing Azure Data Factory Data Flows

They say that life comes full circle i.e. you start and end at the same point. However, in my humble opinion, that is not true. Life is like an unending spiral. You do...

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...

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...

Lambda Architecture with Azure Databricks

Introducing Lambda Architecture It is imperative to know what is a Lambda Architecture, before jumping into Azure Databricks. The greek symbol lambda(λ) signifies...

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...

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...

Log Analytics using STRING_SPLIT function

Motivating Log Analytics Being a Data Engineer comes with its own set of challenges and opportunities since 80 per cent time is spent on cleaning and munging the raw...

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...

Move Files with Azure Data Factory- Part II

Prologue In the first part of this series i.e. Move Files with Azure Data Factory- Part I, we went through the approach and demonstration to move a single file from one...