Optimizing Microsoft Azure Data Solutions

Azure has a vast array of data services, and in this course you'll explore a number of key areas that will help maximize the utilization of those data services and enable your organization to get the most out of its cloud data service spend.
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Feb 19, 2020
Duration
2h 43m
Table of contents
Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Feb 19, 2020
Duration
2h 43m
Description

Getting the most out of cloud data service spend in terms of performance is critical for every organization. In this course, Optimizing Microsoft Azure Data Solutions, you will gain the ability to access and optimize a number of key data services in Azure. First, you will learn how to optimize Azure SQL Database and Azure SQL Data Warehouse. Next, you will discover the key optimization considerations related to Cosmos DB and the importance of partitioning data the right way. Finally, you will explore how to achieve maximum performance when using Azure Data Lake and a number of key analysis services. When you’re finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of optimizing Azure data services needed to maximize your Azure data service deployments.

About the author
About the author

John Savill is an 11-time MVP, and he holds many Microsoft certifications including Azure Infrastructure and Azure Architecture specialist. John is the author of the popular FAQ for Windows and a senior contributing editor to Windows IT Pro. John has written eight books on Microsoft technologies including Mastering Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Services and Mastering Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi everyone, my name is John Savill, and welcome to my course, Optimizing Microsoft Azure Data Solutions. I'm a principal technical architect at the Dallas Microsoft Technology Center. As the number one asset for many organizations, getting the most out of your data services in the cloud is a huge priority. And while the cloud may seem like it has infinite resources, we want to optimize our spend as much as possible and really get the most out of our cloud data service commitment through optimization. In this course, we're going to look at the core optimization steps to take for a number of the key Azure data services. By the end of this course, you'll know the capabilities available in Azure data services that can be used to optimize deployments and really get the most out of your data services. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn all about optimization for data services in Azure with the Optimizing Microsoft Azure Data Solutions course, at Pluralsight.