Visual Editor for Azure Data Factory

Visual Editor for Azure Data Factory

Never has the phrase "a picture is worth a thousand words" been truer - well, in this case, a thousand words refers to lots of bits of code but you will soon see what I mean.  In a previous post (Two Cans and a piece of string (Azure Data Factory)) I showed how to...

Fishing in an Azure Data Lake

Fishing in an Azure Data Lake

In my previous post about Azure Data Lake Store, I went over how to create one and what it can be used for.  So assuming that you've created one and started to stock it with data and information - just how do we go about fishing out what we want? Let's talk about...

Why Git?

Why Git?

Why use Git? The short answer: It keeps your work safe and allows you to collaborate with partners. Let's break down how it does that - It keeps your work safe. This statement covers two facets of Git. It keeps your work safe from external harm e.g. your file storage...

Paying the Piper – Azure Pay-as-you-Go

Paying the Piper – Azure Pay-as-you-Go

So it got near the end of the month for my "free" Azure trial and I need to change it up to a pay-as-you-go subscription if I want to keep playing with it. Switching to a Pay-as-you-Go subscription Assuming that you want to continue enjoying the azure goodies you will...

Qlik Continuous Classroom – Worth it?

Qlik Continuous Classroom – Worth it?

Recently, I have been spending some time learning QlikSense. This time happened to coincide with a 3-day free trial Qlik was having for their Continuous Classroom. This created an opportunity to compare free and paid content. This is a quick rundown or whether or not...