Data Engineering — Azure Databricks or Azure Synapse Analytics

Ryan Arjun
6 min readNov 8, 2023

The cloud is the fuel that powers today’s digital companies, with businesses paying solely for the specific services or resources that they consume over time.

Azure Synapse Analytics bridges the gap between these two worlds by providing a uniform experience for ingesting, preparing, managing, and serving data for instant BI and machine learning needs.

Databricks is ideal for the “processing” layer, whereas Azure Synapse Analytics is ideal for the serving layer due to access control, active directory…

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Ryan Arjun

BI Specialist || Azure || AWS || GCP — SQL|Python|PySpark — Talend, Alteryx, SSIS — PowerBI, Tableau, SSRS