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Introduction to the Azure Data Platform

Recorded: August 22, 2023
Duration: 1 Hour
Presenter: Vitaly Livshits
Category: Azure

Looking to move to the cloud and modernize your analytics environment? Microsoft’s Azure data platform may fit the bill. Highly secure with limitless scalability, Azure data-centric architectures facilitate easy collaboration and help speed time to market.

Learn practical Azure tips and discover if Azure is the right choice for your organization!

In this 1-hour webinar, experienced Azure consultant and Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT), Vitaly Livshits, demonstrates how to use Azure data services to solve common data challenges using best practices. This session covers:

  • Data workloads on Azure: transactional vs. analytical
  • Popular Azure services for relational and non-relational data scenarios
  • Benefits of Azure for data-centric architectures
  • Azure greenfield projects and data migrations
  • Storage approaches, including data lake, data warehouse, and data lakehouse
  • Key technologies, including Azure Storage, Azure SQL Database, Azure Synapse, Azure Data Factory, Azure Databricks, and Power BI
  • Recent innovations, including the new Microsoft Fabric platform

Duration: 60 minutes

Cost: Free!

About the Presenter:
Vitaly is a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) with deep experience in all aspects of the Microsoft data platform. He started his career on an IBM mainframe in 1998, authoring printed reports for a bank.

Today he helps clients succeed with Azure and actively trains students on Azure data engineering, data analysis, database administration, and solution architecture.

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