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Data Literacy: Essentials of Azure Data Factory

by Emilio Melo

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.

What you'll learn

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.

Course FAQ

What will you learn in this Azure Data Factory course?

In this course, you will learn what an Azure Data Factory is and how a data factory can be used. You will also learn essential concepts about the Azure Data Factory tool, inlcuding key Data Factory concepts that are related to the DP-900 exam.

What is Azure Data Factory?

Azure Data Factory is a fully managed, serverless data integration solution for ingesting, preparing, and transforming all your data at scale.

Will this course help me pass the DP-900 exam?

This course will give you the skills and knowledge to properly prepare for the DP-900 exam.

Are there any prerequisites for this course?

Before beginning this course, you should be familiar with azure basics and corresponding data concepts.

What are the components of a data factory?

The Azure Data Factory is comprised of pipelines, activities, datasets, linked services, data flows, and integration runtimes.

About the author

Emilio Melo is a globetrotting IT professional with projects in over 15 countries, mostly focused on Microsoft software. After 15 years of On Premises experience in Infrastructure, Data and Collaboration, he became fascinated by Cloud technologies and the incredible transformation potential it brings.

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