Microsoft Azure Data Fundamentals: Explore core data concepts

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Learn the fundamentals of database concepts in a cloud environment, get basic skilling in cloud data services, and build your foundational knowledge of cloud data services within Microsoft Azure. You will identify and describe core data concepts such as relational, non-relational, big data, and analytics, and explore how this technology is implemented with Microsoft Azure. You will explore the roles, tasks, and responsibilities in the world of data.

Prerequisites

None

Modules in this learning path

Discover how you can organize and process data, explore relational and non-relational databases, and discover how you can process data in batches or using streams.

In this module, you'll learn about the different jobs roles associated with creating, managing, and using databases. You learn about the key responsibilities of these roles, and the tools that these roles use.

Explore the relational model for databases, how tables are structured, how you can use indexes to improve query performance, and how you can use views to simplify complex queries.

Learn about non-relational databases, and how they compare to relational databases. Understand the different types of non-relational databases commonly used by applications.

Learn how to ingest raw data into a data analytics system, and use this data to create analytical models that enable a business to gain meaningful insights into their operations.