Understand big data engineering with Apache Spark in Azure Synapse Analytics

Intermediate
Data Engineer
Synapse Analytics

Learn how to differentiate between Apache Spark, Azure Databricks, HDInsight, and SQL Pools, as well as understanding the use-cases of data-engineering with Apache Spark in Azure Synapse Analytics.

Learning objectives

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Differentiate between Apache Spark and Spark pools
  • Differentiate between Azure Databricks and Spark pools
  • Differentiate between HDInsight and Spark Pools
  • Differentiate between Spark Pools and SQL Pools
  • Understand the use-cases of data engineering with Apache Spark in Azure Synapse analytics
  • Create a Spark pool in Azure Synapse Analytics

Prerequisites

Before taking this module, it is recommended that you complete the following modules:

  • Data Fundamentals
  • Introduction to Azure Data Factory
  • Introduction to Azure Synapse Analytics