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)

Data Lake Storage to Synapse Analytics using Managed Service Identity (MSI) – COPY INTO and PolyBase

Why to use MSI? Easy to authenticate any Azure Active Directory supported serviceProvides limited visibility of the credentialsMore secured than SQL authentication and less susceptible to hacking Configuration steps Create a storage account and enable Hierarchical namespace for Data Lake Storage Gen2.Within storage account, create a container for file system .Navigate to Access Control to … Continue reading Data Lake Storage to Synapse Analytics using Managed Service Identity (MSI) – COPY INTO and PolyBase