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Stream Analytics with Microsoft Azure

By : Krishnaswamy Venkataraman, Anindita Basak, Ryan Murphy, Manpreet Singh
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Stream Analytics with Microsoft Azure

By: Krishnaswamy Venkataraman, Anindita Basak, Ryan Murphy, Manpreet Singh

Overview of this book

Microsoft Azure is a very popular cloud computing service used by many organizations around the world. Its latest analytics offering, Stream Analytics, allows you to process and get actionable insights from different kinds of data in real-time. This book is your guide to understanding the basics of how Azure Stream Analytics works, and building your own analytics solution using its capabilities. You will start with understanding what Stream Analytics is, and why it is a popular choice for getting real-time insights from data. Then, you will be introduced to Azure Stream Analytics, and see how you can use the tools and functions in Azure to develop your own Streaming Analytics. Over the course of the book, you will be given comparative analytic guidance on using Azure Streaming with other Microsoft Data Platform resources such as Big Data Lambda Architecture integration for real time data analysis and differences of scenarios for architecture designing with Azure HDInsight Hadoop clusters with Storm or Stream Analytics. The book also shows you how you can manage, monitor, and scale your solution for optimal performance. By the end of this book, you will be well-versed in using Azure Stream Analytics to develop an efficient analytics solution that can work with any type of data.
Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Title Page
About the Authors
About the Reviewers
Customer Feedback

Designing data processing pipeline of an interactive visual dashboard through Stream Analytics and Power BI

The serving layer in big data Lambda/Kappa Architecture provides real-time transient views along with an ad hoc querying functionality. In designing the complex data architecture pipeline, the benefits of processed results through a near real-time analytics dashboard is inevitable. Azure Stream Analytics a managed complex event processing interactive data engine. As a built-in output connector, it offers the facility of building live interactive intelligent BI charts and graphics using Microsoft's cloud-based Business Intelligent tool called Power BI.

Prerequisites of building an interactive visual live dashboard in Power BI with Stream Analytics:

The following resources are required for implementing live visuals with PowerBI integrated as output for Stream Analytics job.

  • Azure subscription
  • Power BI Office365 account (the account email ID should be the same for both Azure and Power BI...