Recently I was working on a project for a DoD client looking to move multiple, siloed on-premise data workloads to the cloud as part of an Azure capabilities proof of concept. The client needed to upload large amounts of data, create parquet files, perform ad-hoc analysis using jupyter notebooks, and make data available to query using SQL for a reporting dashboard. A single dataset was approximately a terabyte with all the data measured in petabytes. After completing the analysis, we […]

Introduction Configuration Data for DSC is somewhat analogous to configuration files in traditional applications; different environments can have their own Configuration Data file. The 2 main topics I will go over in this blog post is the use of Nodes in Configuration Data, and using multiple Configuration Data files. Nodes in Configuration Data A typical Configuration Data file looks something like this: AllNodes is the only required property; it is an array of Node objects. Each Node object must have […]