Create a lake database in Azure Synapse Analytics

Data Engineer
Azure Synapse Analytics

Why choose between working with files in a data lake or a relational database schema? With lake databases in Azure Synapse Analytics, you can combine the benefits of both.

Learning objectives

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Understand lake database concepts and components
  • Describe database templates in Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Create a lake database


Consider completing the Explore data analytics in Azure and Get started querying with Transact-SQL learning paths before starting this module. You will need knowledge of:

  • Analytical data workloads in Microsoft Azure
  • Querying data with Transact-SQL