A Complete Introduction to Azure Data Factory

Following a recent talk I did for the Europe - Data Platform Discovery Day, here is the YouTube recording for those that didn't get to see it live. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CtDTJPbXVpQ Slides available in GitHub here: https://github.com/mrpaulandrew/CommunityEvents/blob/master/DataPlatformDiscoveryDay-2020/Slides.pdf Thanks again to the event organisers. Please reach out if you'd like me to speak at your community event. A … Continue reading A Complete Introduction to Azure Data Factory

Preparing for SQLBits 2020 – My Azure Data Factory Sessions

Another year and another excellent SQLBits conference is in the events calendar. We were supposed to be back in London and at the massive ExCel exhibition centre. However, the event (like most others) is going virtual. For me, once again I'm very humbled to have been selected to speak, not once, but three times. Thank … Continue reading Preparing for SQLBits 2020 – My Azure Data Factory Sessions

Microsoft Ignite 2019 Announcements – The Ignite Book of News 2019

How nice is this!... All the Microsoft Ignite announcements in one place. Very cool. Data Platform and AI things in chapter 3, starting on page 39. Sadly not that many new things for us data people this year, but still, its all great news. Azure Synapse Analytics seems to be the main data platform news, … Continue reading Microsoft Ignite 2019 Announcements – The Ignite Book of News 2019

Future Decoded 2018 – My Quick Review

This week saw the return of Microsoft's Future Decoded event at London's ExCel. It was my third time at this two-day exhibitor backed event and it certainly won't be my last. As a Data Platform person it's always great attending conferences for all things under the Microsoft umbrella, not just data, it's a real eye … Continue reading Future Decoded 2018 – My Quick Review