How to create virtual environments in Synapses Analytics notebooks?

Daniela Elia 21 Reputation points
2023-04-21T05:29:43.3033333+00:00

I would like to create virtual environments in Synapses Analytics notebooks. Is that enabled? If so, where can I find some documentation to guide me through the process? Thanks, Daniela

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Azure Synapse Analytics
An Azure analytics service that brings together data integration, enterprise data warehousing, and big data analytics. Previously known as Azure SQL Data Warehouse.
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  1. BhargavaGunnam-MSFT 27,896 Reputation points Microsoft Employee
    2023-04-24T22:05:28.6333333+00:00

    Hello Daniela Elia, Welcome to the MS Q&A platform.

    As per my research, you can use conda package manager to create a virtual environment in Synapse notebooks.

    You can follow the below steps.

    Run the following command in the Synapse notebook to create a new environment.

    %pip install conda
    !conda create --name myenv
    
    

    Activate the environment by running the following command:

    conda activate myenv.

    Install packages in the environment using the conda install Command.

    To deactivate the environment, run the following command:

    conda deactivate.

    I hope this helps. Please let me know if you have any further questions.

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