An Introduction to Azure Synapse Analytics Workspace


The Azure Synapse workspace is in preview mode as of July 2020. The workspace brings together enterprise data warehousing and big data analytics. This workspace has the best of the SQL technologies used in enterprise data warehousing, Spark technologies used in big data analytics, and pipelines to orchestrate activities and data movement.

Here, I explain the step-by-step process to create a Synapse workspace through the Azure portal and how to use some of its components and features.

Step 1: I create a Storage Account

I create a general purpose V2 storage account, datalake1sd. I create a new container, datalakefile1sd