Tag: analytics

Synapse vs Databricks: Which one to choose from?

Synapse vs Databricks: Which one to choose from?

Synapse or Databricks, which one to choose? This question is asked a lot when implementing a future-proof data platform. Both platforms are cloud-based, future-proof and state-of-art technologies for creating a Data Lakehouse architecture. However, each of the solutions has its own strengths.   Today, the ‘lakehouse’ trend is real and companies are switching from classic […]

Once a pawn a time Power BI meets chess…

Once a pawn a time Power BI meets chess…

Did you ever watch the Netflix series The Queen’s Gambit, in which the story follows the life of Beth Harmon, a fictional chess prodigy on her rise to the top of the chess world? This series, released in October 2020, didn’t only triple the revenue of chess set vendors during the first months post release […]

Strategies for Loading Your Data Incrementally

Strategies for Loading Your Data Incrementally

During your ETL, large amounts of data are loaded from a source into a target storage. As this is something that is often done multiple times a day, you want to optimize this process as much as possible to reduce load time and minimize costs. An incremental load is something that emerges quickly as a […]

Virtualizing your Azure Data Lake with SAP HANA

Virtualizing your Azure Data Lake with SAP HANA

Organizations are looking for best-of-breed solutions to tackle data challenges. While lots of organizations are using SAP HANA for reporting and analyzing SAP ECC or SAP S/4HANA data, ‘data lakes’ are often used in parallel for other use cases. Data Lakes are ideal for storing large volumes of information in a cost-effective way. In an […]

Standardize your data models with Azure Synapse Lake Database Templates

Standardize your data models with Azure Synapse Lake Database Templates

A lot of companies struggle with the same issue: departments are operating in siloes. These siloes have all their own terms, concepts, definitions and data. When management wants to get a clear overview of all the available data and introduce company-wide reporting, they hit a roadblock. The data is not easily combined into a data […]

Monitoring Power BI usage metrics using Azure Data Factory

Monitoring Power BI usage metrics using Azure Data Factory

When you have Power BI integrated into your company, it is very important that the tenant of the Power BI service is managed well. But how do you do this? How do you measure which reports are consumed the most, which datasets are used the most, which employees are the most active on Power BI? […]

Synapse Dedicated SQL Pool vs. Serverless SQL Pool

Synapse Dedicated SQL Pool vs. Serverless SQL Pool

Microsoft’s Synapse Analytics Suite aims to provide solutions for various data usage, consumption, and exploratory situations while also ensuring that clients can control costs in a straightforward and predictable manner. To address these distinct circumstances, Microsoft has built two separate techniques to controlling and allocating computation. In this blog we will go through both techniques.  […]