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Azure Synapse Proof-of-Concept

Last updated: 14-05-2021

This template creates a proof of concept environment for Azure Synapse, including SQL Pools and optional Apache Spark Pools

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Parameter Name Description
_artifactsLocation (no description available)
_artifactsLocationSASToken (no description available)
location Location for your deployment.
companyTla This is a Three Letter Acronym for your company name. 'CON' for Contoso for example.
allowAllConnections (no description available)
sparkDeployment 'True' deploys an Apache Spark pool as well as a SQL pool. 'False' does not deploy an Apache Spark pool.
sparkNodeSize This parameter will determine the node size if SparkDeployment is true
deploymentType Specify deployment type: DevTest, POC, Prod, Shared. This will also be used in the naming convention.
sqlAdministratorLogin The username of the SQL Administrator
sqlAdministratorLoginPassword The password for the SQL Administrator
sku Select the SKU of the SQL pool.
metadataSync Choose whether you want to synchronise metadata.
Frequency Choose whether to run schedule every day of the week, or only on weekdays
TIME_ZONE Timezone for the schedule. Consult for more information
ResumeTime Time of Day when the data warehouse will be resumed
PauseTime Time of day when the data warehouse will be paused

Use the template


New-AzResourceGroup -Name <resource-group-name> -Location <resource-group-location> #use this command when you need to create a new resource group for your deployment
New-AzResourceGroupDeployment -ResourceGroupName <resource-group-name> -TemplateUri
Install and configure Azure PowerShell

Command line

az group create --name <resource-group-name> --location <resource-group-location> #use this command when you need to create a new resource group for your deployment
az group deployment create --resource-group <my-resource-group> --template-uri
Install and Configure the Azure Cross-Platform Command-Line Interface