The Modern Data Warehouse in Azure: Building with Speed and Agility on Microsoft's Cloud Platform (Paperback)
  • The Modern Data Warehouse in Azure: Building with Speed and Agility on Microsoft's Cloud Platform (Paperback)

The Modern Data Warehouse in Azure: Building with Speed and Agility on Microsoft's Cloud Platform (Paperback)

Paperback 200 Pages / Published: 06/08/2020
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Build a modern data warehouse on Microsoft's Azure Platform that is flexible, adaptable, and fast-fast to snap together, reconfigure, and fast at delivering results to drive good decision making in your business.
Gone are the days when data warehousing projects were lumbering dinosaur-style projects that took forever, drained budgets, and produced business intelligence (BI) just in time to tell you what to do 10 years ago. This book will show you how to assemble a data warehouse solution like a jigsaw puzzle by connecting specific Azure technologies that address your own needs and bring value to your business. You will see how to implement Lambda architecture by combining batch ETL/ELT jobs using Azure Data Factory with streaming technologies such as EventHub and Azure Databricks. You will discover how to manage cleansing and transformation prior to serving your blended datasets up to queries arriving from Azure SQL Data Warehouse. And you will know how to build robust analytic solutions on Power BI and Azure Analysis Services to empower data-driven decision making that drives your business forward toward a pattern of success.
This book teaches you how to employ the Azure platform in a strategy to dramatically improve implementation speed and flexibility of data warehousing systems. You will know how to make correct decisions in design, architecture, and infrastructure such as choosing which type of SQL engine (from at least three options) best meets the needs of your organization. You also will learn about ETL/ELT structure and the vast number of accelerators and patterns that can be used to aid implementation and ensure resilience. Data warehouse developers and architects will find this book a tremendous resource for moving their skills into the future through cloud-based implementations.

What You Will LearnChoose the appropriate Azure SQL engine for implementing a given data warehouse
Develop smart, reusable ETL/ELT processes that are resilient and easily maintained
Automate mundane development tasks through tools such as PowerShell
Ensure consistency of data by creating and enforcing data contracts
Explore streaming and event-driven architectures for data ingestionCreate advanced staging layers using Azure Data Lake Gen 2 to feed your data warehouse

Who This Book Is For
Data warehouse or ETL/ELT developers who wish to implement a data warehouse project in the Azure cloud, and developers currently working in on-premise environments who want to move to the cloud, and for developers with Azure experience looking to tighten up their implementation and consolidate their knowledge

Publisher: APress
ISBN: 9781484258224
Number of pages: 200
Dimensions: 235 x 155 mm
Edition: 1st ed.

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