Tag: azure

Bicep, do you have the muscle?

Bicep, do you have the muscle?

In today’s fast-paced and ever-changing world, the ability for organizations to adapt and respond quickly is becoming crucial. This necessity pushes them to be agile in multiple ways: they need to be flexible, innovative and responsive. Being Agile effects the development process of an IT solution and the infrastructure that is needed. Infrastructure needs to […]

7 pro-tips and tricks for Synapse

7 pro-tips and tricks for Synapse

From its launch in 2019 until today, Azure Synapse emerged as a powerful analytics service, accelerating time to insight tremendously across data warehouses and big data systems. The data applications for Synapse are endless and applicable in various industries. Consequently, this blog will try to guide you through this ‘jungle’ and provide you with several […]

Uploading Json data to an on-premise REST API using Azure Data Factory and Azure Databricks

Uploading Json data to an on-premise REST API using Azure Data Factory and Azure Databricks

The goal of this exercise is to upload some data we read from csv files, structure them as Json and upload the data to a REST API. The catch is that we are uploading this data to an on-premise API from our azure cloud. The API requires authentication via an access token, and the API […]

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? […]

The Journey of attaining the Azure Data Engineer certificate

The Journey of attaining the Azure Data Engineer certificate

Introduction 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 […]

Microsoft Ignite – The official Lytix Recap

Microsoft Ignite – The official Lytix Recap

Microsoft Ignite, the most prominent technology innovation event of the year, hosted by Microsoft, is just around the corner. There has been a lot going on during the past week: this 2021 edition was full of surprises and had some amazing announcements in store. Who else than Lytix to keep you up-to-date with the most […]

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 […]