Sizing the cost of a Cortana Intelligence Suite project

A customer of yours is eager to start a new data project on Azure Cloud Platform. They are looking to use a lot of the goodness Azure has to offer in terms of data orchestration, big data, data warehouse, hybrid connectivity, etc.. all the cool stuff. You pull out the Cortana Intelligence Suite diagram and start explaining the various azure services available under this brand name.

A look into Microsoft's MPP cloud data warehouse offering

MPP Databases, where MPP stands for Massive Parallel Processing have long been the domains of specialized data warehouse vendors such as Teradata, Netezza, etc. to cater as a large relational data repository (ten's to hundred's of Terabytes ) as well as providing query performances to match that scale.

Migrate Stack Overflow database to Azure SQL Data Warehouse

In my last 2 posts I have used Data Factory to copy data from an on-premise SQL Server to a Blob storage. This time around, I used Data Factory to migrate Stack Overflow database hosted in SQL Server 2016 to Azure SQL Data Warehouse.

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