The Power BI Professional’s Guide to Azure Synapse Analytics
This guide introduces Power BI practitioners to Azure Synapse Analytics—a limitless analytics service that brings together enterprise data warehousing and big data analytics.
On the surface, Azure Synapse Analytics is Azure SQL Data Warehouse evolved. However, it’s much more than just a few new capabilities in an update of SQL Data Warehouse. Azure Synapse represents a modern, holistic, and unified approach
to analytics that is unique in the industry. As an integrated cloud-native service encompassing previously isolated functions, such as data integration, data warehousing, and big data processing, Azure Synapse empowers Power BI professionals across a diverse set of use cases to deliver the scale, performance, and cost management their projects require.
This guide explores the deep integration of Power BI with Azure Synapse as both a data source and a development platform, and identifies the primary benefits of using Azure Synapse for new and existing solutions.