Before 2019 Ends: Check Out Azure Synapse Analytics

Every business aspires to be more data-driven, further fueling the need for enabling data-driven insights & decision making at all levels in an organization.

As the volume, variety, and velocity of data explode - so does the opportunity to harness data more effectively. However, the need to maintain and manage two types of analytics stream: data warehouses and data lakes means more complexity and less agility.

Obviously, there is a need for evolving the approach to data analytics.

More and more customers are choosing cloud to run their business, and Azure Synapse Analytics (formerly known as Azure SQL Data Warehouse) has been showing up as a core part of the company’s analytics strategy. Why: Azure Synapse Data Warehouse is up to 14x faster and costs 94% less than other cloud providers and is ranked the industry leader in two independent benchmark reports.

Synapse Analytics is Microsoft’s new take on the data warehouse. Synapse Analytics brings together traditional Data Warehousing and Big Data analytics – into one offering. With the new offering, Azure Synapse Analytics brings a data warehouse and data lake together.

Azure Analytics is a suite that offers Azure customers:

Limitless scale: Azure Synapse Analytics delivers insights from all your data, across data warehouses and big data analytics systems, with blazing speed.

Powerful insights: It is deeply integrated with Power BI and Azure Machine Learning to greatly expand discovery of insights from all your data and apply machine learning models to all your intelligent apps. This will significantly accelerate time to value.

Unmatched Security: Azure has the most advanced security and privacy features in the market. These features are built into the fabric of Azure Synapse Analytics, such as automated threat detection and always-on data encryption, and fine-grained access control.

Panoply is the perfect data integration engine for Azure Synapse Analytics.

Panoply for Azure Synapse is the easiest way to collect and organize your company’s data inside a Synapse Data Warehouse. Our offering replicates your data for small and medium-sized businesses with big data aspirations but a small data team. Our ETL/ELT engine provides data replication for dozens of services and data providers from Google Analytics to MongoDB and many more.

Panoply automatically ingests any data source into Azure and renders the data into neat, sorted tables for immediate querying. The entire ETL process is automated and optimized to make your data stack run at peak performance. Panoply mitigates lag times for data ingestion and transformation and greatly eliminates the time spent on ETL maintenance. By automating the most labor and time-intensive tasks associated with data ingestion your IT team and engineering teams will be free to work on developing and improving your product rather than spend hours on coding data source connectors.

Learn more by visiting Microsoft.com and of course our Panoply on Azure docs.

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