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Discovering how Microsoft Fabric and Spanish Point can transform your business’data

by Spanish Point - Dec 11, 2023
Discovering how Microsoft Fabric and Spanish Point can transform your business’data

In the current business environment, organisations face many challenges regarding data management, insights and analytics. There’s a delicate balance between the need for data access and self-service analytics while remaining governed. Breaking down data siloes across the organisation into a unified source of truth is crucial to make sure everyone is using the same reliable source of information. The old ways we used for handling all this data aren’t effective as the demand for information keeps growing. businesses need to figure out how to handle these challenges to make the most of their data and get the insights they need.

Microsoft Fabric is a Unified SaaS-based solution that stores all organisational data where analytics workloads operate. It provides a comprehensive set of tools and services to simplify the development, deployment, and maintenance of complex applications in the cloud or on-premises.
Spanish Point can assist you in your Fabric implementation. We have earned the Analytics Specialization on Microsoft Azure, a validation of a partner’s deep experience in planning and delivering analytics solutions in Microsoft Azure, enabling customers to use the full breadth of their data assets to help build transformative and secure analytical solutions at enterprise scale.

Benefits of implementing Microsoft Fabric

  • Spin up analytics solutions fast
  • Make it easier to store large amounts of data with OneLake
  • Promote widespread adoption with easy sign-up, onboarding, and access to data
  • Empower everyone to use accurate, certified, real-time data
  • Democratise insights through access to powerful analytics tools
  • Gain full visibility and governance over your entire analytics estate
  • Keep your data secure and protected

1. Architecture

Microsoft Fabric employs a microservices architecture, allowing developers to decompose large applications into smaller, manageable services. These services can be independently deployed, scaled, and upgraded, contributing to the overall agility and resilience of the system. At Spanish Point we are a specialist Microsoft consultancy focused on cloud migrations (to Azure) at scale and helping customers already on Azure to modernise their environments. Our many Microsoft & Industry awards provide a strong endorsement of our expertise and experience to assist you in the Fabric implementation.

1.1. Service Fabric Runtime

  • Core engine responsible for managing the lifecycle of services, communication between services, and resource allocation.
  •  Supports stateless and stateful services, enabling developers to choose the appropriate model for their application’s needs.

1.2. Reliable Services and Reliable Actors

  • Reliable Services provide a programming model for building stateful and stateless services with built-in reliability features.
  •  Reliable Actors offer a high-level programming model for building stateful, distributed systems with automatic state management.

Spanish Point’s SMART Analytics offering has been created from customer engagements across the private and public sectors, as well as our experience from Matching Engine deployments.

2. Key Components

2.1. Naming Service:

Microsoft Fabric enables services to discover and communicate with each other by providing a reliable naming resolution service.

4.2. Reliable Collections:

It offers distributed data structures like dictionaries and queues with built-in reliability, ensuring consistency and fault tolerance.

2.3. Health Monitoring:

Microsoft Fabric Monitors the health of services and nodes, providing insights into the overall system’s status and enabling proactive issue resolution.

3. Development and Deployment:

3.1. Development Tools:

It also has integration with popular development tools such as Visual Studio, enabling seamless coding, debugging, and testing of services.

3.2. Deployment Models:

Fabric Supports deployment on Azure, on-premises, and other cloud platforms, offering flexibility to meet diverse business requirements.

4. What is SMART Analytics?

Spanish Point’s SMART Analytics offering brings together data integration, data warehousing, and Big Data analytics into a single service offering unmatched time to insights. Organisations can run the full gamut of analytics projects and put data to work much more quickly, productively, and securely, generating insights from all data sources. And, importantly, combines capabilities spanning the needs of data engineering, machine learning, and BI without creating further data silos in processes and tools.

5. How to get started

 Started with 3 Easy Steps and Bring your data into the era of AI:

  • Step One: Contact Spanish Point at to request a SMART Analytics PoV call back.
  • Step Two: We will arrange a free 30-minute scope call:
    • Confirm use case for PoV
    • Collect any further information required for the PoV
    • Apply for Microsoft funding
  • Step Three: Kick-off PoV
    • Start delivery of the agreed PoV

6. Conclusion

Microsoft Fabric stands as a powerful and versatile framework, empowering developers to build scalable and reliable applications in the ever-evolving landscape of distributed systems. By embracing microservices architecture and offering a robust set of tools, Microsoft Fabric is at the forefront of modern application development, providing solutions for a wide range of use cases. Spanish Point can assist you in the Fabric implementation thanks to our SMART Analytics offering. Spanish Point has proved its expertise by winning the Analytics Specialization on Microsoft Azure recognises and validates our capability to plan and deliver tailored Microsoft Analytics solutions using Azure Synapse Analytics, Azure Data Lake, Azure Data Factory, and Azure Databricks.

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