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Ask the Experts: Data Integration in Azure Synapse Analytics (at Data Toboggan 2021)

On Saturday, June 12th, 2021, I will be moderating an Ask the Experts session at Data Toboggan! This is a free event focusing on Azure Synapse Analytics. There are over twenty sessions and lightning talks scheduled, covering topics such as architecture, performance, tools, data integration, machine learning and much more.

If you have any questions about Data Integration in Azure Synapse Analytics (or Azure Data Factory), join us! You don’t want to miss this session 🤓

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Ask the Experts from Microsoft and the Community

I’m incredibly thankful and excited that experts from both Microsoft and the community will be participating. It’s a unique opportunity for you to learn more about the technologies and products, as well as from experiences based on real-world projects.

These are the experts who will be participating:

What do you want to know?

When should you use Azure Synapse Analytics vs. Azure Data Factory? How can you optimize your Pipelines and Data Flows? Can Azure Purview bring additional benefits for Data Engineers? How do you set up automated deployment? What are some best practices to follow and pitfalls to avoid?

I’m sure you can think of many other questions! Please submit them through this form before the event. You can of course also ask questions during the session, it’s a live session after all! I just want to make sure that we have some questions queued up from the start to get the most out of our time 😊

(If we don’t get through all the questions during the session, I will try to get them answered in a follow-up blog post.)

Join us at Data Toboggan!

Take a look at the schedule, make sure you’re registered, and submit your questions. If this session is not for you, can you please spread the word to anyone in your network who might be interested? I hope to see you there! 🤓

Speaking at Global Azure Norway 2021

On Friday, April 16th, 2021, I will be speaking at Global Azure Norway! Global Azure is a virtual 3-day event where communities from around the world organize live streams that are open for everyone to join. All the live streams add up to one global event with more than 500 speakers and sessions, so you should be able to find something interesting 🤓

I will be presenting my session called Pipeline and Data Flows: Introduction to Data Integration in Azure Synapse Analytics. Do you want to learn about something else? You can find all the worldwide sessions on the Global Azure website, or the local sessions on the Global Azure Norway website.

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Speaking at Data Toboggan 2021

On Saturday, January 30th, 2021, I will be speaking at the first Data Toboggan event! This is a free event focusing on Azure Synapse Analytics. There are 14 sessions scheduled in 12 hours, covering topics such as data integration, machine learning, data warehousing, data governance, and more. Join us 🤓

I will be presenting a session called Pipelines and Data Flows: Introduction to Data Integration in Azure Synapse Analytics.

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Pipelines and Data Flows: Introduction to Data Integration in Azure Synapse Analytics

Do you regularly need to get data for your projects?

Yep! 🙋‍♀️

Data is at the core of every Business Intelligence, Data Science, and Machine Learning project. You need data to understand what has happened in the past, to predict what may happen in the future, to discover patterns and anomalies, and to gain the insight necessary for making faster and better decisions.

But before you can do any of those things, you need to ingest, store, transform, integrate, and prepare your data. Guess what? You can do all of those things in Azure Synapse Analytics – without having to write any code!

In this session, we will cover the fundamentals of data integration in Azure Synapse Analytics. First, we will go through what Pipelines and Data Flows are. Then, we will quickly build a solution for ingesting and transforming data. Finally, we will look at how to orchestrate and schedule our pipelines, and how to monitor our solution once it has been deployed.

Join us at Data Toboggan!

Check out the Data Toboggan schedule, because I’m guessing that there’s at least a session or two that’s interesting for you. And if this is not your thing, can you please share it with your coworkers and network who might be interested? Register today, follow @datatoboggan and #DataToboggan on Twitter, and I hope to see you there! 😊