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Technical details and workflow
- The Manufacturing Assembly Line simulation data is streamed by the newly deployed Azure Web Jobs.
- This synthetic data feeds into the Azure Event Hubs as data points/events, that will be consumed in the rest of the solution flow and stored in Azure Synapse Analytics.
- There are 2 Azure Stream Analytics jobs used in this pattern to provide near real-time analytics on the input stream from the Azure Event Hub. Both jobs filter through the input data and pass the data points along to a Azure Machine Learning endpoint sending the results to a Power BI Dashboard.
- Finally, Power BI is used for results visualisation.
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