DataMinutes #2 Session Companion for Turbocharging Power BI using Synapse Analytics

DataMinutes #2 Session Companion for Turbocharging Power BI using Synapse Analytics

January 21, 2022 Off By Andy

The slides for the DataMinutes #2 session Turbocharging Power BI using Synapse Analytics is available here to download.


GitHub Code

The Serverless SQL Pools code to generate the pre-computed datasets is available on GitHub here.

The SQL code creates a stored procedure which is used to generate a dataset in the data lake using the CETAS process. It takes an existing View name as a parameter and exports the results of the View to a new datetime stamped folder in the data lake. It also creates a view which then selects only the current folder data.

You can think of this process as being similar to a Materialized View in Dedicated SQL Pools, however the stored procedure needs to be executed to run the process. A trigger for this could be an activity in a Pipeline/Data Factory when source data changes.

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