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.
Hearing a lot of mention of Data Lakes but still not sure what that means or why anyone cares? This video will cover a brief introduction to what a Data Lake is and why so many organizations are adding them to their analytics ecosystem. To show what interacting with a data lake may look like for a typical data analyst, I included a demo of how you would use Spark SQL to query the data lake from Azure Databricks.
Slides from my PASS Summit presentation: https://www.slideshare.net/DustinVannoy/passsummit2019azurestorageoptionsforanalytics