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Understanding Azure Synapse Analytics

by Spanish Point - Apr 7, 2021
Understanding Azure Synapse Analytics

Analytics and AI are essential for helping businesses make informed decisions, especially as needs and priorities change rapidly. Proven analytics technologies have a strong track record to enabling a more dynamic and exploratory responses that can guide businesses through difficult times. Your business may have numerous temporary, external, or ad-hoc data sets that are unlikely to be consolidated in the data warehouse. Business intelligence models will provide more help in these cases—for example, planning and monitoring a specific campaign or modelling a short-term project budget.

Azure Synapse Analytics is a limitless analytics service that brings together data integration, enterprise data warehousing, and big data analytics. Having all your analytics resources integrated, secured, and delivered in the cloud, with global support, enables teams to collaborate synchronously or asynchronously on complex and large-scale problems. The platform supports Power BI users with unlimited data and compute resources. Azure Synapse also delivers a continuum of analytics that are relevant to everyone, from the operational business user to the most strategic executive and most technical data scientist. Azure Synapse brings together all your analytics scenarios for a comprehensive view of your data.

Key Features & Benefits

  1. Unified Experience: Azure Synapse brings together data integration, enterprise data warehousing, and big data analytics—at cloud scale. The unification of these workloads enables organizations to massively reduce their end-to-end development time and accelerate time to insight.
  2. Unified Analytics: Azure Synapse enables a level of productivity and collaboration among data professionals that previously wasn’t possible by deeply integrating Apache Spark and its new SQL engine. And it supports popular languages that developers prefer including T-SQL, Python, Scala, and Java.
  3. Unified Data Teams: Azure Synapse is integrated with Microsoft Power BI and Azure Machine Learning. It enables seamless version control, collaboration, and code management between data engineers, data scientists, and BI professionals which increases productivity.

Azure Synapse has the best price-performance ration on the market. It offers unlimited analytics on a limited budget (more savings!). The storage, computing power, and resources you need are available seamlessly as your team adds more data, perform more complex analyses, and build an organization driven by business intelligence and insight.

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