Standalone or Integrated flavour of your Dedicated Pool (sqldw)

Now that MSFT have released Synapse as an Integrated framework of tools for Data Engineering we have two different ways to provision our enterprise data warehouse in a dedicated sql pool. Which is the best one to use ? Firstly we can use the new Integrated experience with the dedicated pool owned by Synapse Workspace. … Continue reading Standalone or Integrated flavour of your Dedicated Pool (sqldw)

Synapse TSQL: variable assignment in SELECT statement cannot be included

When working with synapse as a TSQL developer, it does feel like you've gone in a time warp back to SQL 7.0 in terms of whats supported and whats not. Luckily most of the TSQL patterns not supported have some form of workaround. This one I'm looking at is the naughty practice of doing variable … Continue reading Synapse TSQL: variable assignment in SELECT statement cannot be included