Implementing a Microsoft Fabric Lakehouse


To perform data analytics tasks, you normally have to work with data that resides in many different locations using many different tools. This disjointed process can be difficult and time-consuming. To address this issue, Microsoft Fabric provides a central data repository and an integrated suite of tools in a unified user interface.

This lesson begins with an overview of Microsoft Fabric followed by an explanation of lakehouse design. You will learn how to create a lakehouse in Microsoft Fabric, upload data, and execute queries.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe Microsoft Fabric

  • Understand how lakehouses are designed

  • Create a lakehouse in Microsoft Fabric, upload data to it, and query it

Intended Audience

  • Azure administrators and data engineers


  • Basics of using Azure

  • Understanding of databases


About the Author
Guy Hummel, opens in a new tab
Azure and Google Cloud Content Lead
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Guy launched his first training website in 1995 and he's been helping people learn IT technologies ever since. He has been a sysadmin, instructor, sales engineer, IT manager, and entrepreneur. In his most recent venture, he founded and led a cloud-based training infrastructure company that provided virtual labs for some of the largest software vendors in the world. Guy’s passion is making complex technology easy to understand. His activities outside of work have included riding an elephant and skydiving (although not at the same time).

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