Big Data and Advanced Analytics Virtual Workshop

I had a fantastic day (Well, night in my timezone!) at Big Data and Advanced Analytics Virtual Workshop – Day 1. You can download the slides and video recording from here . I did 2 demos in the “Session 5: Using Azure SQL Data Warehouse”. First demo was to set up a Azure SQL Data warehouse, explain the…


MPP, DWU and PolyBase in Azure SQL Data warehouse

Understanding some basic concepts in Azure SQL data warehouse can accelerate getting good grips on the functionality it offers.  Discussed below are some key terms. MPP: Unlike the previous incarnation of on-premise SQL Server Data warehouse which uses SMP (Symmetric Multi Processing), Azure SQL Data warehouse is designed using MPP (Massively Parallel Processing).  In essence this design co-ordinates…


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