In my previous article, Getting started with Data Explorer pools in Azure Synapse, we learned how to create Data Explorer pools in Azure Synapse and the unique value that Data Explorer brings to semi-structured and free-text data. The creation of the Data Explorer pool is the first step in the process. After the pool is created, one can create data structures, ingest data and then use it for consumption. Data Explorer pool interface provides different ways of ingesting data into the pool including one-click ingestion.
Some of these techniques are really straightforward. Others—especially if you’re talking about large amounts of data—do require installing and working with local tooling.