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Limitless Analytics with Azure Synapse

By : Prashant Kumar Mishra
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Limitless Analytics with Azure Synapse

By: Prashant Kumar Mishra

Overview of this book

Azure Synapse Analytics, which Microsoft describes as the next evolution of Azure SQL Data Warehouse, is a limitless analytics service that brings enterprise data warehousing and big data analytics together. With this book, you'll learn how to discover insights from your data effectively using this platform. The book starts with an overview of Azure Synapse Analytics, its architecture, and how it can be used to improve business intelligence and machine learning capabilities. Next, you'll go on to choose and set up the correct environment for your business problem. You'll also learn a variety of ways to ingest data from various sources and orchestrate the data using transformation techniques offered by Azure Synapse. Later, you'll explore how to handle both relational and non-relational data using the SQL language. As you progress, you'll perform real-time streaming and execute data analysis operations on your data using various languages, before going on to apply ML techniques to derive accurate and granular insights from data. Finally, you'll discover how to protect sensitive data in real time by using security and privacy features. By the end of this Azure book, you'll be able to build end-to-end analytics solutions while focusing on data prep, data management, data warehousing, and AI tasks.
Table of Contents (20 chapters)
Section 1: The Basics and Key Concepts
Section 2: Data Ingestion and Orchestration
Section 3: Azure Synapse for Data Scientists and Business Analysts
Section 4: Best Practices

Creating alerts for Azure Synapse Analytics

Azure has provided a built-in functionality to set up alerts for monitoring Azure resources efficiently. Alerts can be set up for an individual Azure resource separately, and in this section, we are going to learn how to set up alerts for Azure Synapse Analytics.

To create an alert, we need to select the target resource we need to monitor, which is called the scope. After that, we need to define conditions for the alert, define the actions that will be invoked when the alert rule triggers, and finally provide details on the alert rule.

Perform the following steps to configure an alert rule for your Synapse workspace:

  1. Go to your Synapse workspace in the Azure portal.
  2. Click on the Alerts link of the Overview blade of your Synapse workspace.
  3. Click on +New alert rule to configure a new alert rule:
    Figure 13.26 – Creating a new alert rule for Azure Synapse Analytics

    Figure 13.26 – Creating a new alert rule for Azure Synapse Analytics

  4. Now we need to establish the scope for the alert...