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How to Start with Microsoft Azure Data Explorer

by Xavier Morera

Learn how to ingest, query, analyze, and visualize large amounts of data with Azure Data Explorer, Microsoft's interactive Big Data analytics platform.

What you'll learn

Data gives you insights, helps you predict trends and discover anomalies, and gives you a competitive advantage. In this course, How to Start with Microsoft Azure Data Explorer, you'll learn the foundational knowledge needed to ingest, query, analyze, and visualize large amounts of data with Azure Data Explorer.

First, you'll understand the architecture of Data Explorer. Next, you'll learn how create and scale infrastructure, ingest data, and query using the Kusto Query Language, also known as KQL. Finally, you'll learn how to visualize data from within ADX or integrating with a third-party product like Power BI, Grafana, Redash, Tableau, Sisense, and any other platform that uses ODBC and JDBC.

When you're finished with this course, you'll have the skills and knowledge required to analyze all kinds of data, including log and telemetry data, using Azure Data Explorer - Microsoft's interactive Big Data platform.

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About the author

Xavier is very passionate about teaching, helping others understand AI, Generative AI, search and Big Data. He is also an entrepreneur, project manager, technical author, trainer, and holds a few certifications with Cloudera, Microsoft, and the Scrum Alliance, along with having been awarted Microsoft MVP. He has spent a great deal of his career working on cutting-edge projects. Throughout multiple projects, he has acquired skills to deal with complex enterprise software solutions, working with c... more

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