Azure Synapse Analytics December 2022 Updates

by | Dec 28, 2022

How Data Exfiltration Protection (DEP) impacts Azure Synapse Analytics Pipelines

Data Exfiltration Protection (DEP) is a feature that enables additional restrictions on the ability of Azure Synapse Analytics to connect to other services – enabling you to further secure your Azure Synapse Analytics deployment.


Synapse – Data Lake vs. Delta Lake vs. Data Lakehouse

As a data engineer, we often hear terms like Data Lake, Delta Lake, and Data Lakehouse, which might be confusing at times. In this blog we’ll demystify these terms and talk about the differences of each of the technologies and concepts, along with scenarios of usage for each.


Azure Synapse Runtime for Apache Spark 3.3 is now in Public Preview

We are excited to announce the preview availability of Apache Spark™ 3.3 on Synapse Analytics. The essential changes include features which come from upgrading Apache Spark to version 3.3.1 and upgrading Delta Lake to version 2.1.0.


Demystifying data consumption using Azure Synapse Data Explorer

Continuing the series of Demystifying Data Explorer, in this blog, let’s take a look at the various ways of retrieving, consuming and visualizing data from Azure Synapse Data Explorer.


MSSparkUtils is the Swiss Army knife inside Synapse Spark

MSSparkUtils is a built-in package to help you easily perform common tasks called Microsoft Spark utilities. It is like a Swiss knife inside of the Synapse Spark environment.


Azure Synapse Analytics December Update 2022 – Year End!

We want to thank each and every one of you for being a part of the Azure Synapse Community! 2022 was a big year for us.


Azure Synapse MVP Corner – November 2022

Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals, or MVPs, are technology experts who passionately share their knowledge with the community. They are always on the “bleeding edge” and have an unstoppable urge to get their hands on new, exciting technologies. They have very deep knowledge of Microsoft products and services, while also being able to bring together diverse platforms, products and solutions, to solve real world problems.


For more information, view the blog here: December 2022 | Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics Blog | Microsoft Azure Synapse

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