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Experience New Capabilities with Azure Synapse Analytics & Power BI Premium Gen 2

Updated: Jul 7

New from Microsoft’s Ignite Event, here is the latest with Azure Synapse Analytics and Power BI Premium Gen 2 with Priya Sathy!!!

It’s a data-driven world. You and your organization have to catch the wave of innovation or you will end up wading in the stagnant pool of the past. Using the right tools will increase your revenue. It will ensure the satisfaction of your valued customers, and it will keep your business ahead of this data-driven game. Microsoft continues their mission to empower every person and every organization by providing you with safer data storage, and smarter and faster analysis platforms.

Would you like to catch this wave? Are you looking to bridge the gap between data and decision making in your organization? Introducing Azure Synapse Analytics and the Next Generation Power BI Premium!

About Azure

First, let’s talk about Microsoft’s most popular cloud computing service. Azure gives you access to a massive directory of various services:

  • Databases

  • Backups

  • Virtual machines

  • File storage

  • Services for web and mobile apps

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What is Azure Synapse?

Azure Synapse Analytics is Microsoft’s modern, cloud based data warehouse. Microsoft created this developmental environment to make iit possible for you to build, deploy and run edge and hybrid computing apps. You can run these consistently across your IT ecosystem. It is even flexible for diverse workloads. It’s perks don’t end there. Synapse Analytics offers the following benefits:

Optimal Performance

Synapse is limitless and so much fun for you to explore. The service unites enterprise data warehousing and big data analytics seamlessly. For immediate BI and machine learning needs, you can learn, prep, manage, and serve data. Azure Synapse’s incredible capacity enables you to query data on your own terms. At scale, you can use either serverless or provisioned resources.

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Protection and Peace of Mind It’s important to know that Azure’s analytics are services you can trust. If you are familiar with Azure, you know you can expect sound protection when it comes to data governance, security, and compliance. The services’ performance is unmatched with Azure Synapse Analytics. You can find comfort in knowing the most advanced security and privacy features in the market protect your most valuable business data.

Unbeatable Cost Management Want transformative insights? Want to work with the price performance undisputed leader? Analytics in Azure produces a significant 271-percent ROI, which means it is up to 14 times faster and 94 percent cheaper.


Yamato Group chooses Azure Synapse Analytics as data analysis platform for its DX journey:

”If the great volume of data held by the Yamato Group is leveraged, I am confident it can make a significant impact not only in the field, but on management as well. By steadily implementing our transformation plan, the Yamato Group can accomplish a massive transformation that has not been seen to this point.”

Shinji Makiura: Senior Managing Executive Officer

Yamato Holdings Co., Ltd.

Don’t stop there! Microsoft has more to offer with Power BI Gen 2!

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About Power BI

Power BI is an easy-to-use scalable platform that helps you gain deeper data insight. Microsoft has transformed analyzing data into an amazing experience. Power BI makes your data visual with charts, reports, and dashboards. Personalize your reports with your KPIs and brand. You can even effortlessly connect to, model, and create unforgettable presentations.

Next Generation Power BI Premium

Would you like to know how your organization can best leverage Power BI? What would you get out of it? With Premium capacities, you can have access to all features of Power BI. This includes advanced AI and pixel-perfect paginated reporting capabilities. You get free distribution and even licensing for on-premise usage! Power BI Premium Gen 2 and its improved architecture provides you with these benefits:

  • In addition to licensing per user in Premium, you can also licence by capacity.

  • Analytics operations run up to 16X faster with enhanced performance – any capacity size and any time. Operations are always at top speed. They will not slow down as capacity limits loads are approached.

  • You no longer have to track refresh schedule spacing. There are fewer memory restrictions. Report interaction and schedule refreshes have complete separation.

  • Metrics are reimagined, along with new utilization analysis and budget planning. With built-in reporting you have clearly visible chargebacks and need to upgrade.

  • Autoscale automatically adds 1 v-core at a time for 24-hr time periods. When idle time is detected, the v-core is removed. Azure charges for this on a pay-as-you-go subscription.

  • Management overhead is significantly reduced for you. Admin notifications are proactive and configurable.

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The Perfect Pair: Azure and Power BI

Azure analytics and Power BI make for an unparalleled combination. Reap the benefits of optimal performance, increased capabilities, invaluable cost-management of both! Using Azure and Power BI together means you can extract maximum data and technology value for your organization. Now, you can get the best of both. Use your data productively with Microsoft technology you trust.

How Power BI and Azure Synapse Work as a Team

This duo is the ultimate performance accelerator. The collaborative process is as follows: Power BI determines materialized views from collected query patterns. Synapse then creates those materialized views. It directs Power BI queries. Easily find solutions for BI and reporting, advanced analytics, and real-time analytics. Not to mention Power BI’s stunning visualizations everyone in your organization will love.

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Get Azure Synapse Analytics and Power BI Premium Gen 2 with JourneyTEAM

Interested in saving on IT costs? Want to project your data and/or move to the cloud? JourneyTEAM helps you make these services work for you. Have access to it all, from AI and machine learning to analytics and DevOps. Contact us today to get started.

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