Finance and Operations data in Azure Data Lake available in selected Azure regions


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Business value

All your data, including tables and entities, from Finance and Operations apps is also available in Azure Data Lake. The data is updated within minutes so you can easily mash up business data with signals from machines, sensors, and clickstreams with Azure Synapse Analytics. You can also unlock new insights apps from Microsoft and partners.

Feature details

Tables in Azure Data Lake service are a feature that was made available in 2020 release wave 1 for a limited set of regions and customer environments. This feature is now available in additional regions to all customer environments within those regions.

You can unlock a new set of ready-made insight apps that combine business data, including tables and entities, from your Finance and Operations apps with signals from machines, sensors, and clickstreams.

Modernize your on-premises legacy data warehouse by leveraging Azure Data Lake and Azure Synapse and bring data from your on-premises systems including Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 and Dynamics AX 2009. You can easily mash up data from current Finance and Operations apps, legacy systems, and data from devices and sensors. By using Azure Synapse, you can consume data in the lake using T-SQL and familiar tools.

You can discontinue the use of existing services such as Entity store and Bring your own database (BYOD) seamlessly with the transition into Azure Data Lake Storage.

See also

Finance and Operations apps data in Azure Data Lake (docs)