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Data Literacy: Essentials of Azure Data Factory

Data Platform is one of the hottest topics in IT right now, as data has become a strategic component in today’s business environment. This course will teach you the fundamentals of Azure Data Factory terms, needed for the exam DP-900.
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Apr 8, 2021
Duration
35m
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Description
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Apr 8, 2021
Duration
35m
Description

Data Engineering is one of the hottest topics on the IT industry at the moment, as the velocity, volume, and variety of data nowadays require skills beyond just traditional ETL. The DP-900 exam, as one of the Microsoft certifications on the data platform, is a good entry point for the area. In this course, Data Literacy: Essentials of Azure Data Factory, you’ll learn the main concepts of Data Factory needed for the exam. First, you’ll explore important concepts such as pipelines and activities. Next, you’ll discover other key components of Azure Data Factory, such as integration runtimes and triggers. Finally, you’ll learn how data factory can be used for data ingestion and processing. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of Azure Data Factory needed to proceed with the DP-900 exam.

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About the author

With over 20 years of experience on Microsoft infrastructure, data and collaboration software, Emilio Melo has a newly found passion and enthusiasm for the incredible potential of the cloud.

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Course Overview
Hi everyone. My name is Emilio Melo, and welcome to my course, Data Literacy: Essentials of Azure Data Factory. I am a Cloud Solutions Architect at Cloud Advantage with a focus on data and AI technologies. Data engineering is one of the hottest topics in the IT industry at the moment as the velocity, volume, and variety of data nowadays requires skills beyond just traditional ETL. The DP‑900 exam, as one of the Microsoft certifications on the data platform, is a good entry point for the area. In this course, we're going to cover the Azure Data Factory concepts related to the DP‑900 exam. Some of the major topics that we'll cover include what is Azure Data Factory and how it relates to other Azure and on‑premises Microsoft offerings, how Data Factory can be used for automation, transformation, and orchestration of data workflows, and the definition of essential Data Factory components, such as pipelines, activities, integration runtimes, linked services, datasets, and triggers. By the end of this course, you'll be able to understand the Data Factory components that are related to the exam DP‑900. Before beginning this course, you should have some basic familiarity with Azure and data concepts. From here, you should feel comfortable diving in to other Azure data platform topics. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn Azure Data Factory with the Data Literacy: Essentials of Azure Data Factory course, at Pluralsight.