Getting your head around Azure Synapse Analytics can be challenging, even for the most seasoned SQL Server professional. With that in mind, this blog post will jump into the two concepts that you need to understand - table distribution and index types.
Microsoft Ignite 2020 took place earlier this week, and there were oodles of new capabilities announced to make any Microsoft 365, Azure or Power Platform enthusiast happy. With this in mind, let's take a look at my top five announcements from the event.
As we close out my blog series on exam MB-400, I thought it might be useful to compile all previous posts together into a single location. So if you've been following along or are joining for the first time, I hope this post is useful.
Today, we are looking at the final topic for the MB-400 exam – the Data Export Service - a convenient tool to use when performing simplistic integrations involving Dynamics 365 Online or the Common Data Service. What’s more, it’s dead easy to set up too...
As we start getting to the end to my MB-400 revision notes series, we turn our attention to more obscure topics, involving events, Azure and Webhooks. Although this sounds scary when you first hear it, thankfully, their setup relies on a tool we should all be familiar with...
When developers need to perform complex operations targeting the Dynamics 365 / Common Data Service platform, the Web API provides the best route, using well-established standards that support a variety of programming languages. It’s also a topic you need to be familiar with when tackling Microsoft exam MB-400.
So far in the MB-400 exam series, we've seen the variety of connectors available for Power Apps and Power Automate flows. For situations where you're working with a bespoke API, developers can use custom connectors to provide the same type of functionality and to extend the Power Platform further.
It's all change ahead once more when it comes to Microsoft Business Application certification! New exams are landing soon, and some of the currently available ones will be retired at the end of 2020. In this post, I'll dive in and evaluate some of the detail behind all this.
We've dealt with a fair share of Azure Resource Manager (ARM) template errors in the blog previously. So why not take a look at another one, this time involving Linux App Service Plans and a .NET Core web application...
Azure Data Factory (ADF) remains a massive area for me, and within the projects I'm involved in. Previously, those looking to use ADF to map into Owner or Customer fields in the Common Data Service may have hit a few issues. Thankfully, this is now all in the past.