Last Week Reading (2019-06-16)

Last Week Reading (2019-06-16)

Hello Data girls and guys! A lot of Microsoft’s announcements in many areas of the data platform. Here you have a big portion of news today.

Press

Unlock the value of data faster through Modern Data Warehousing
How long it takes to unlock the value, the value of data? Simon (T) explains.

Azure SQL Database Edge: Enabling intelligent data at the edge
A new dimension of the “edge” concept.

Power BI App Navigation
How to create and use App Navigation in Power BI.

ADF Mapping Data Flows: Monitor and manage performance
Do understand how to build a well-tweaked PDF pipeline.

SQL For Cosmos DB – Handling Complex JSON Structures
Adam Aspin reviews the Azure Cosmos DB SQL API from the perspective of the relational database developer.

Announcing New AI and Enterprise features for Power BI
In this summary, you can read about new AI function, data flow and capabilities in Power BI.

What’s new and planned for business intelligence
Plan for the next half year.

Snowflake Is Now Available on Microsoft Azure Government
Cool. Now, we are waiting for this in other regions.

Microsoft Business Application Summit
Have you missed MBAS? Do not worry! All the video records are available for you!

General availability: 4 vCore Azure SQL Database managed instances on Gen5 hardware
People voted: Make smaller instance sizes available. Task accomplished.

Blocked Process Detection and Analysis
Hmmm, I did not even know about that threshold before.

A word from Microsoft’s CEO

Video: Microsoft Power BI
The future of modern BI – roadmap and vision

Smile Corner

Previous SSDT (SqlPackage) thread crashes with error when publishing
Next Configuration of SQL Server instance

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