Chapter 4

Describe an analytics workload on Azure

In this chapter, you are embarking on a journey into analytics workloads on Azure—a domain that serves as the nerve center for data-driven decision-making in today’s complex business environment. This chapter furnishes you with essential knowledge and skills in three distinct, yet interconnected, areas of analytics.

First, we’ll demystify the realm of large-scale analytics. You’ll come to understand the multifaceted nature of data ingestion and its foundational processing elements that can make or break your analytics pipeline. Moreover, we’ll delve into the concepts of analytical data stores and their significance in storing and retrieving large volumes of data efficiently. With a myriad of ...

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