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Accessing ADLS Gen2 Data in Serverless SQL Pools with SAS Tokens

Neel Ball shows how you can use various techniques, including SAS tokens, to access data stored in Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 from Azure Synapse Analytics serverless SQL pools:

You have a data lake that contains employee and social feed data. You have data residing in an employee folder that is used by HR team members and twitter for live social feeds that is usually used by marketing folks. If you use SAS token or RBAC, you cannot control to the folder level.

How do you allow users to perform data exploration using synapse serverless with fine grain control on underlying storage.

Read on for one solution.