Data on Azure

Course Overview

Course Instructor: Jasmine Greenaway

This workshop is an introduction to working with data in the cloud on Azure. You will walk through the different data structures and how they can be managed, consumed, and accessed in Azure. This workshop also explores solutions and integrations with common tools used for extract, transform, and load (ETL) processes. You will leave with an improved understanding of Azure’s data ecosystem and where your existing data fits within it.

In this course, we will cover the following topics:

  • Benefits of working with data in the cloud and review of terminology
  • Relational data with Azure SQL and Azure MySQL Database, and more
  • Files and blobs with Azure Storage
  • Additional tools and services and strategies for migrating data to Azure and options for computation.

And you will complete the following hands-on exercises:

  • How to transform data to another type with Azure Data Factory
  • Integration with Jupyter Notebooks in Azure Machine Learning Studio

Prerequisites

  • This workshop uses Python, but knowledge of the language is not required.
  • Complete the Getting Started with Azure course by Alex Vazquez.

Course Materials

To fulfil the course, you would need to get your Azure subscription

Course Videos

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Video NameVideo TitleVideo DescriptionVideo Time
Video 3ABenefits Working with DataBenefits of working with data in the cloud and terminology8:10
Video 3BDatabasesRelational data with Azure SQL and Azure MySQL Database, and more6:34
Video 3CUnstructured DataFiles and blobs with Azure Storage7:37
Video 3DExercise – How to Transform DataExercise: How to transform data to another type with Azure Data Factory and integration with Jupyter Notebooks in Azure Machine Learning Studio18:13
Video 3ETools and IntegrationsAdditional tools and services and strategies for migrating data to Azure and options for computation8:34

Additional Resources

Supplemental GitHub Repository: https://aka.ms/university-azure/DataIntro

Databases

Non-Relational/Unstructured/Semi-Structured/NoSQL

Migration and ETL + Additional Services

MS Learn Modules