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The Journey of attaining the Azure Data Engineer certificate

The Journey of attaining the Azure Data Engineer certificate

On February 23, 2021, Microsoft released a new beta certification exam, Exam DP-203: Data Engineering on Microsoft Azure. It is replacing the exams DP-200: Implementing an Azure Data Solution, and DP-201: Designing an Azure Data Solution. These previous exams DP-200 and DP-201 will retire on June 30, 2021. When passing the two old exams or […]

Things to consider when creating a Data Lake

Things to consider when creating a Data Lake

Have you wondered what a data lake is? What are typical use cases for this lake? How can you benefit from a data lake are? In this blog post, we will show you the added value of a data lake while pointing-out some pitfalls and best-practices. Before diving into data lakes (ba-dum-tsss), let us start […]

Managed Big Data: DataBricks, Spark as a Service

Managed Big Data: DataBricks, Spark as a Service

The title accompanying this blog post is quite the mouth full. This blog post will explain why you should be using Spark. If a use case would make sense, then we will introduce you to the DataBricks product, which is available on Azure. Being recognised as a Leader in the Magic Quadrant, emphasizes the operational […]

Process Mining: Understanding Simple Process Discovery Techniques using Python

Process Mining: Understanding Simple Process Discovery Techniques using Python

Hi and welcome to this blog on process mining Process mining is a set of techniques used in the field of process management and improvement which supports the analysis of processes based on event logs. Process Mining is able to fire different algorithms on a certain event log to identify patterns and trends in your […]

The Data Lakehouse

The Data Lakehouse

Every year, a new buzzword emerges in Data and Analytics; get to know the ‘Data Lakehouse’. Will this be the future of all analytical projects, or will this just be another fuzz that will only be used in rare cases? This blog will guide you through the architecture of a Data Lakehouse, you will learn […]

The Data Vault Methodology

The Data Vault Methodology

Data Warehouses have served the purpose of providing a source of value-added information for quite some decades. In supporting business users in their day-to-day operations, Data Warehouses integrate multiple sources used throughout the organisation, track history for knowledge improvements, auditing and compliancy, and provide the business with an easy-to-access and easy-to-explore insight layer. While Data […]