As companies move data workloads to the cloud, more and more resources are available online to help you get up to speed. The following learning map provides a path to these online resources not only to give you an overview but also to provide an experience of these technologies .
Minimize the impact on SQL Automation workflows when migrating to SQL Azure by automating stored procedures using Runbooks and E-mail. This step by step tutorial and walkthrough will review a solution to provide scheduling via Azure Runbooks with integrated O365 email alerts.
I must say that I enjoy articles that teach me something new from people who have a great depth of knowledge about a topic. I read an article which reminded me of three key learnings I have had success with over my career and thought I would share here.
There is a very active community around PowerBI with many sites specializing in different aspects of the product. The following 4 resources are ones I always fall back on recommending that provide both beginner and advanced users learning resources.
Data visualizations can become the vehicle that leads a reader through your narrative. Having an infographic or series of visuals allows one to tell a story and provide greater understanding than simply having text alone.
There are times when, as a consultant, you have to produce a demo or training database. This can be due to security or confidentiality of the data. I try to produce training and samples that at least have realistic values so that the people involved have a frame of reference.