temporary vs non-temporary staging sql dedicated pool tables

kosmos 246 Reputation points

I am ingesting data from Azure SQL DB to Synapse DWH and I have seen people are following 2 approaches:

1) Azure SQL DB --> Data Lake -----------------------------> temporary staging SQL dedicated pool table --> production SQL dedicated pool table
2) Azure SQL DB --> Data Lake --> SQL dedicated pool --> non-temporary staging SQL dedicated pool table --> production SQL dedicated pool table

I would like to know what is the best recommended practice. I have seen posts where they mention staging tables are always temporal and other posts where they aren't.

Thanks in advance

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  1. Vinodh247-1375 11,396 Reputation points


    Thanks for reaching out to Microsoft Q&A.

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