Sucharita Das


Azure Storage: Blob and Data Lake Storage Gen2

Introduction Azure Storage is the service for storing different types of data. A storage account is created first. The storage account provides a unique namespace for different types of Azure storage data accessible from anywhere in the world over HTTP or HTTPS. Data in the Azure storage account is durable and highly available, secure, and […]

2021-05-01

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An Introduction to Azure Data Explorer

Introduction Big data consists of very large datasets, which can be structured, unstructured, and semi-structured. Data may be coming from various data sources in real-time or in batches. The traditional tools and technologies we have used in the past are not capable of processing and storing all this data in an efficient way. We need […]

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2021-04-26

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An Introduction To Kusto Query Language (KQL)

Introduction In my last article, An Introduction to Azure Data Explorer, I discussed the process of creating and using Azure Data Explorer. Azure Data Explorer is mainly used for storing and running interactive analytics on Big Data. First, I need to create the ADX cluster. Then, one or more databases should be created inside the […]

2021-04-09

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Discussion on Normalization and Database Design Concepts

Introduction Relational database design helps to create a set of relations and tables, which are connected with each other through some defined relationships. The main purpose of relational database design is to preserve the information and minimize data redundancy. We need to follow some design guidelines for relational schemas to maintain the quality of the […]

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2021-02-23

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Implementation of Normalization in SQL Server

Introduction In my last article, Discussion on Normalization and Database Design Concepts, I discussed about the normalization concepts. Here, I will take one table in SQL Server and implement different normal forms. As we move up the higher normal forms, we end up on more number of tables. Implementation of Normal Forms Let us start […]

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2021-02-22

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Analyze Azure Cosmos DB data using Synapse Link and Power BI

Introduction In my last article, Using Azure Synapse Link for Azure Cosmos DB , I discussed creating the Synapse Link to query data present in Azure Cosmos DB from my Synapse workspace. Here, I will create a new database in the serverless SQL pool and create views based on the Cosmos DB JSON files. Then, I will […]

2021-01-12

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An Introduction to Azure Cosmos DB

Introduction Azure Cosmos DB is Microsoft's globally distributed, multi-model platform-as-a-service (PaaS) database. Any web, mobile, gaming, and IoT application that needs to handle massive amounts of structured, semi-structured and unstructured data may use Azure Cosmos DB. Guaranteed high availability, high throughput, low latency, and tunable consistency help in reading and writing data at a global […]

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2020-11-16

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Incremental Data Loading using Azure Data Factory

Introduction In my last article, Loading data in Azure Synapse Analytics using Azure Data Factory, I discussed the step-by-step process for loading data from an Azure storage account to Azure Synapse SQL through Azure Data Factory (ADF). ADF basics are covered in that article. In this article I will go through the process for the incremental […]

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2020-09-24

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