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Modern Data Warehouse Analytics in Microsoft Azure

Microsoft via Coursera

Overview

In this course, you will learn the fundamentals of database concepts in a cloud environment, get basic skilling in cloud data services, and build your foundational knowledge of cloud data services within Microsoft Azure. You will explore the processing options available for building data analytics solutions in Azure. You will explore Azure Synapse Analytics, Azure Databricks, and Azure HDInsight.

This is the fourth course in a program of five courses to help prepare you to take the Exam DP-900: Microsoft Azure Data Fundamentals. so that you can demonstrate that you have a foundational knowledge of the core database concepts in a cloud environment.

This course is ideal for IT professionals who want to learn the fundamentals of database concepts in a cloud environment, get basic skilling in cloud data services, and build their foundational knowledge of cloud data services within Microsoft Azure with a view to taking up roles as Data Engineers and Database Administrators. It is also suitable for working database professionals looking for additional skills or credentials to showcase expertise in a cloud environment and IT professionals looking to specialize in the specific area of Azure data.

To be successful in this course, you need to have basic computer literacy and proficiency in the English language. Successful Azure Data Fundamentals students start with some basic awareness of computing and Internet concepts, and an interest in extracting insights from data. It is an advantage to have experience using a web browser, familiarity with basic data-related concepts, such as working with tables of data in a spreadsheet, and visualizing data using charts.

Syllabus

  • Data Ingestion, Storage, and Processing in Microsoft Azure
    • In this module, you will examine the components of a modern data warehouse. Understand the role of services like Azure Databricks, Azure Synapse Analytics, and Azure HDInsight. See how to use Azure Synapse Analytics to load and process data. You will explore the different data ingestion options available when building a data warehouse, and see how to use Azure Data Factory to ingest data. You will also explore Azure services for performing data analytics.
  • Get Started Building with Power BI
    • In this module, you will learn what Power BI is, including its building blocks and how they work together.

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