Limitless Analytics with Azure Synapse

By Prashant Kumar Mishra
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About this book

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 cover a variety of ways to ingest data in or take data from Microsoft Azure Synapse and orchestrate the data using transformation techniques offered by Azure Synapse. Later, you’ll explore how to handle both relational and non-relational data by querying them on your terms 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 be able to automatically protect sensitive data in real time by using security and privacy features.

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

Publication date:
May 2021

About the Author

  • Prashant Kumar Mishra

    Prashant Kumar Mishra is an Architect at Microsoft. He has more than 10 years of professional expertise in the Microsoft Data and AI segment as a developer, consultant, and architect. He has been focused on Microsoft Azure Cloud technologies for more than 5 years now. He prefers sharing knowledge with others to make the data community stronger day by day. He is an active member on his Meetup group and LinkedIn.

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