What is Azure Synapse Analytics?
Microsoft’s Azure Synapse Analytics is a one-stop shop for your data management and analytics needs. We’ll dive into a few key features it has to offer, and how it can make handling data a little easier.
This post originally published on 3/17/2022
As Microsoft describes, Azure Synapse Analytics is a limitless, analytics service that brings together data integration, data warehousing, and big data analytics in a single, consolidated view. Azure Synapse enables data professionals to deliver a diverse set of use cases for analytic needs, enclosing previously isolated service requirements for data integration and processing.
Let’s dive into an overview of the integrated Synapse Studio, and the functionality it provides.
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With Azure Synapse, data engineers, analysts, and data scientists can seamlessly collaborate on the same objects within the workspace. This helps data users to eliminate data silos and data management bottlenecks.
Here are a few features and benefits of Azure Synapse:
Flexible Consumption Models for Various Analytics Needs
Apache Spark Pools
Hybrid Data Integration
Bringing Together BI and Data Science Insights – Power BI and Machine Learning
Azure Synapse integrates with other Microsoft services such as Power BI and Azure Machine Learning which strengthens and broadens the capabilities of this unified platform.
The different dimensions of data, technologies, and skills can lead to a paradox of analytics. This is why Azure Synapse Analytics is the perfect solution as it offers a single service platform for building end-to-end analytics at a cloud-scale.
In our upcoming blog posts, we will cover more in-depth concepts and how Synapse Analytics works in action.
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