In this course, students will learn the fundamentals of database concepts in a cloud environment, get basic skilling in cloud data services, and build their foundational knowledge of cloud data services within Microsoft Azure. Students will identify and describe core data concepts such as relational, non-relational, big data, and analytics, and explore how this technology is implemented with Microsoft Azure. They will explore the roles, tasks, and responsibilities in the world of data. The students will explore relational data offerings, provisioning and deploying relational databases, and querying relational data through cloud data solutions with Microsoft Azure. They will explore non-relational data offerings, provisioning and deploying non-relational databases, and non-relational data stores with Microsoft Azure. Students will explore the processing options available for building data analytics solutions in Azure. They will explore Azure Synapse Analytics, Azure Databricks, and Azure HDInsight. Students will learn what Power BI is, including its building blocks and how they work together.
Instructor did a great job, from experience this subject can be a bit dry to teach but he was able to keep it very engaging and made it much easier to focus.
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Prerequisite certification is not required before taking this course. Successful Azure Data Fundamentals students start with some basic awareness of computing and Internet concepts, and an interest in extracting insights from data.
Experience using a web browser, such as Microsoft Edge.
Familiarity with basic data-related concepts, such as working with tables of data in a spreadsheet and visualizing data using charts.
A willingness to learn through hands-on exploration.
Detailed Class Syllabus
Module 1: Explore core data concepts
Explore core data concepts
Explore roles and responsiblities in the world of data
Describe concepts of relational data
Explore concepts of non-relational data
Explore concepts of data analytics
Module 2: Explore relational data in Azure
Explore relational data offerings in Azure
Explore provisioning and deploying relational database offerings in Azure
Query relational data in Azure
Module 3: Explore non-relational data in Azure
Explore non-relational data offerings in Azure
Explore provisioning and deploying non-relational data services on Azure
Manage non-relational data stores in Azure
Module 4: Explore modern data warehouse analytics in Azure
Examine components of a modern data warehouse
Explore data ingestion in Azure
Explore data storage and processing in Azure
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