Tag: Microsoft

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 […]

Power BI Governator

Power BI Governator

There’s no denial that Power BI has been maintaining a steep growth since its release in 2015 in terms of capabilities. Consequently, the same positive trend also applies to its community and user base, shifting greater priority towards the art of Power BI governance. Nowadays, companies begin to feel the struggle they’re up against when simultaneously trying […]

5 tips for Excel users when connecting to Power BI

5 tips for Excel users when connecting to Power BI

Excel is not dead! We often notice organizations starting their self-service / Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) project by stating the goal ‘getting rid of Excel’. We at Lytix do agree that ‘standardized reporting’ (= same report on a timed schedule with the same manual transformations) should as much as possible be automated. On the otherhand, […]

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 […]

Lytix’ Power BI 360° Certified: Uplift your Power BI game

Lytix’ Power BI 360° Certified: Uplift your Power BI game

We want you to attend! Hello analytics enthusiasts! Lytix organizes four (4!) free meetups that demonstrate to you the 360 degree process of using Power BI within an organization. After completing the four hands-on session, you’ll be granted the ‘Lytix 360° Power BI’ certification.  Are you ready to become a Power BI expert? Then make […]

The Journey of attaining ‘DA-100: Analyzing data with Power BI’

The Journey of attaining ‘DA-100: Analyzing data with Power BI’

Introduction Microsoft’s DA-100 certificate proves a vast knowledge of Power BI. In this article, I will give you some tips and tricks on how to succeed.  The DA-100 exam is a new power BI certification exam, out of the beta phase since July. It is a replacement for the older 70-778 “Analyzing and Visualizing Data […]