Azure Synapse is a limitless analytics service that brings together enterprise data warehousing and Big Data analytics. It gives you the freedom to query data on your terms, using either serverless on-demand or provisioned resources—at scale. The new flexible service model for query processing in Azure Synapse Analytics allows data teams to use both serverless and dedicated options. Your organisation can now choose the most cost-effective option for each use case—enjoying the advantages of a data lake for quick data exploration with pay-per-query pricing and or a dedicated data warehouse for more predictable and mission-critical workloads
Azure Synapse provides a complete, out-of-the-box solution designed to accelerate time-to-insight and empower business agility. Azure Synapse is the only end-to-end platform that unifies data ingestion, big data analytics, and data warehousing. It offers turnkey setup and configuration options on fully managed infrastructure to help you get results fast. It offers greater control and flexibility in terms of pricing by enabling you to choose the best pricing option for each workload with both serverless and dedicated options. So, what are the 4 analytics features that can help you build business agility?
By adopting Azure Synapse, you can significantly improve the time-to-insight by reducing ingestion complexities and improving speed. Data will now be available for instant exploration, which means that your team has more time to focus on solving business problems.
Depending on the size of your data you might require a great level of scalability and performance. With Azure Synapse Analytics you can reduce the time it takes to train machine learning models to enhance your capability, improve efficiency, and reduced operational overhead.
You can build complex predictive machine learning models across multiple systems and environments. The native integration between Microsoft Power BI and Azure Synapse can help you explore data quickly and effortlessly, so you or your team can easily find any anomaly in the Power BI reports.
Azure Synapse enables you to unite the data from developers and business users in ways that were not possible before. Azure Synapse has simplified ingestion and data processing, making it easier for organisations to have a central data store that holds all operational and historical data that can be refreshed in near real-time. Azure Synapse has also simplified data exploration and discovery without the need to transform data from one format to another or move the data to other systems. Plus, you can connect an Azure Purview account to a Synapse workspace to discover Azure Purview assets and interact with them through Synapse capabilities.
Azure Purview (currently in preview) is a unified data governance service that sets the foundation for data governance across your operational and analytical data estate. You can find more about Azure Purview here.
In today’s market, organisations need to have a clear view of their business performance in real-time so that they can continually adapt and seize any potential opportunity. Empowering your team with the right tools is critical to ensure that they can collaborate, discover, and innovate. Our consultants have helped a range of customers explore how they can benefit from Microsoft’s Azure Data Platform and how to take advantage of their different capabilities. If you’re interested in how either Azure Synapse or Azure Purview could help you, feel free to contact us
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