To understand the topics presented in this book, you must be familiar with data science and data engineering terms, and have a good understanding of Python, which is the main programming language used in this book, although we will also use SQL to make queries on views and tables.
In terms of the resources required, to execute the steps in this section and those presented in this book, you will require an Azure account as well as an active subscription. Bear in mind that this is a service that is paid, so you will have to introduce your credit card details to create an account. When you create a new account, you will receive a certain amount of free credit, but there are certain options that are limited to premium users. Always remember to stop all the services if you are not using them.