Last Week Reading (2019-12-22)

Last Week Reading (2019-12-22)

Hello. It’s been a while since the last post of this series appeared. I will do my best to keep this going. So, without unnecessary introductions – let’s move on.


Power BI Desktop December 2019 Feature Summary
KPI visual formatting settings is one of the most interesting features this month.

How Microsoft re-envisioned the data warehouse with Azure Synapse Analytics
A new service that merges the capabilities of Azure SQL Data Warehouse with new enhancements such as on-demand query as a service.

Microsoft Ignite 2019
All the videos from the conference.

Let it Snow in the Summer (video)
Pawel Potasinski about Snowflake.

Making Java Spring Boot (with containerization) work with Azure DevOps
End-to-end DevOps works with AKS, ACR, Docker.

SQL Server 2019 Intelligent Performance – Worker Migration
Process AKA “worker stealing”.

Azure Advent Calendar
YouTube channel with 20-30 minutes of videos about various Azure topics.

Postman – using variables
Needs to test REST API of a web app or Cosmos DB? This tool is awesome.

ADF Data Flows Perf 2: Optimize with SQL DB and DW
Video: Tips on partition optimizations in ADF Mapping Data Flows.

Deep dive: Mission-critical multi-tenant apps with Cosmos DB multi-master
Video: Multi-tenant concept with Cosmos DB.

The Azure Certifications For 2019
Certification path for everyone who would like to pass the exam(s) – maybe even this year?

25 days of serverless
Every day new challenge.

A word from Microsoft’s CEO

Video: Using Azure DevOps for Azure Data Factory

Smile Corner

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