Data Lake Storage Gen 2 is the best storage solution for big data analytics in Azure. With its Hadoop compatible access, it is a perfect fit for existing platforms like Databricks, Cloudera, Hortonworks, Hadoop, HDInsight and many more. Take advantage of both blob storage and data lake in one service!

In this video, Azure 4 Everyone introduces to what Azure Data Lake Storage is, how it works and how can you leverage it in your big data workloads. I will also explain the differences between Blob and ADLS.

Sample code from demo: https://pastebin.com/ee7ULpwx

Next steps for you after watching the video
1. Azure Data Lake Storage documentation
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/storage/blobs/data-lake-storage-introduction
2. Transform data using Databricks and ADLS demo tutorial
– https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-databricks/databricks-extract-load-sql-data-warehouse
3. More on multi-protocol access
– https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/storage/blobs/data-lake-storage-multi-protocol-access
4. Read more on ACL
– https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/storage/blobs/data-lake-storage-access-control

Azure Databricks is fast, easy to use and scalable big data collaboration platform. Based on Apache Spark brings high performance and benefits of spark without need of having high technical knowledge.

You simply write Python/Scala scripts.

Learn the basics of Databricks and show common Blob Storage JSON to Blob Storage CSV transformation scenario in this video.

Samples from video: https://github.com/MarczakIO/Azure4Everyone-Databricks-Intro

Azure PowerShell allows for task automation and operational management of Azure resources at no cost or effort using popular PowerShell scripting language.

In this episode of Azure 4 Everyone get an introduction to what Azure PowerShell is and how can it solve your day to day development and operational challenges.

Azure 4 Everyone explains how to use the Azure Bot Service and Bot Frameworkto build, test, deploy, and manage intelligent bots all in one place.

Next steps for you after watching the video
1. Azure Bot Service documentation
https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/services/bot-service/
2. Adding AI to chatbot with LUIS
https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/services/cognitive-services/language-understanding-intelligent-service/
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/cognitive-services/luis/luis-csharp-tutorial-bf-v4

Azure 4 Everyone explores Azure Logic Apps in this great tutorial video.

Azure Logic Apps are Enterprise Integration Service, which means their main purpose is orchestration, integration and scheduling of tasks in a simple way. With easy to use user interface, no coding design and powerful extensibility you can easily integrate services in minutes.

In this video I will cover basics of Logic Apps and show couple of demos.