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Reading the Data Lake with the Serverless Pool via OPENROWSET

Ryan Adams begins a series on reading data from the data lake:

There are two ways to read data inside Data Lake using the Synapse Serverless engine.  In this article, we’ll look at the first method which uses OPENROWSET to query a path within the lake. 

Synapse is a collection of tools with four different analytical engines (Dedicated PoolSpark PoolServerless PoolData Explorer Pool).  This gives you a lot of options for ingesting, transforming, storing, and querying your data.  The article will focus on how you can use the Synapse Serverless Pool to query the data in your ADLS account.   

Click through for a primer on the topic, as well as a demo video.