Posts From Kamil Nowinski

Kamil Nowinski
Kamil Nowinski 194 posts

Blogger, speaker. Data Platform MVP, MCSE. Senior Data Engineer & data geek. Member of Data Community Poland, co-organizer of SQLDay, Happy husband & father.

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Stellar Repair for MS SQL – Product Review

If you’re experiencing delays and errors while working with SQL Server databases due to corrupt database files, you may feel frustrated and helpless. Fortunately, Stellar Repair for MS SQL offers

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Synapse Analytics workspace – deployment challenges

Azure Synapse Analytics is not just “another service” in the Azure. It’s very comprehensive set of tools rather than one-goal-tool (like Azure Key Vault or even Storage Account). On the

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InvalidAbfsRestOperationException in Azure Synapse notebook

Problem The first issue that developers in my team noticed was when they tried to create database with Spark: Error message: org.apache.spark.sql.AnalysisException: org.apache.hadoop.hive.ql.metadata.HiveException: MetaException(meesage: Got exception:Β  org.apache.hadoop.fs.azurebfs.contracts.exceptions.InvalidAbfsRestOperationException Status code: -1

Mounting ADLS point using Spark in Azure Synapse

Last weekend, I played a bit with Azure Synapse from a way of mounting Azure Data Lake Storage (ADLS) Gen2 in Synapse notebook within API in the Microsoft Spark Utilities

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Cloud Formations – A New MVP Led Training Initiative

Hello, data friends! Let me spread a few words about the new MVP led training initiative started by my friend and fellow MVP – Paul Andrew. It’s called Cloud Formations

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Discovering diagram of dependencies in Synapse Analytics and ADF pipelines

Documenting objects dependencies of ETL processes is a tough task. Regardless it is SSIS, ADF, pipelines in Azure Synapse or other systems. The reasons for understanding the current solution can

Database projects with SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT)

Last Year (2021) I released a full and comprehensive course about SSDT: developing and maintenance SQL Server database within SQL Server Data Tools in Visual Studio. Thank you to all

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Last Week Reading (2022-01-02)

? Press Efficient Upserts into Data Lakes with Databricks Delta When MERGE on data lake is inefficient. Building a Data Mesh Architecture in Azure – part 1 With this post,

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Last Week Reading (2021-11-28)

? Press SynapseML: A simple, multilingual, and massively parallel machine learning library Microsoft just announced the release of SynapseML (previously known as MMLSpark) SSH File Transfer Protocol (SFTP) support for