Sep 21, 2022 12:00 AM

Azure Data Explorer (ADX) Overview

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A look at Azure Data Explorer (ADX) as a great service to ingest all your time series data and then get great insight from it.

Topic in this Video

0:00 - Introduction and needs

4:25 - ADX overview

7:20 - When to use ADX

13:36 - Details of ADX cluster

16:19 - Data management

18:28 - Engine

27:42 - Load balancers

28:30 - Cold storage

32:50 - Networking options

37:49 - Databases

41:04 - Ingestion

50:00 - External tables

52:40 - Getting started and free options

56:34 - Summary

57:21 - Be a detective

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What is Azure Data Explorer?

Azure Data Explorer is a fully managed, high-performance, big data analytics platform that makes it easy to analyze high volumes of data in near real time. The Azure Data Explorer toolbox gives you an end-to-end solution for data ingestion, query, visualization, and management.

https://learn.microsoft.com/en-gb/azure/data-explorer/data-explorer-overview

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Data formats supported by Azure Data Explorer for ingestion

Data ingestion is the process by which data is added to a table and is made available for query in Azure Data Explorer. For all ingestion methods, other than ingest-from-query, the data must be in one of the supported formats. The following table lists and describes the formats that Azure Data Explorer supports for data ingestion.

https://learn.microsoft.com/en-gb/azure/data-explorer/ingestion-supported-formats