Azure Synapse Analytics just went Public Preview so now you can access all kinds of capability. Here is a quick introduction to what it is and why it matters.
If you are working with Azure Databricks (or many other Azure resources), you may come across the need for a Service Principal in order to configure access to different resources. The steps are fairly straight forward but the terminology is not consistent so this video will walk through the steps and describe where to find the values to use when you authenticate.
A quick pre-conference post on my top 5 take-aways from PASS Summit 2019 in Seattle.
Slides from my PASS Summit presentation: https://www.slideshare.net/DustinVannoy/passsummit2019azurestorageoptionsforanalytics