About The Author

Steve Cardella

Steve is a Senior Consultant at BlueGranite, with over 10 years in Business Intelligence and Database Development experience. He specializes in data integration and distributed computing platforms. In particular, he enjoys working with modern data platform tools, including Azure Databricks, Data Factory and Synapse Analytics. Steve has worked with a variety of industries, including financial services, retail and manufacturing.


Digital Transformation, Modern Analytics

A New Year’s Resolution: BI Security

Modern Data Platform

Exploring The Data Lake Curated Zone

Modern Analytics

The Tipping Point: When is the Boring Option Better?

Modern Data Platform

The Data Lake Raw Zone

Modern Data Platform, Azure

How the Cloud Rains on the Mainframe: A Story of Modernization

Modern Data Platform

Digital Toolbox: Microsoft Azure and Power Platform Ecosystems

Modern BI

BI Basics – Technology Serving Business

Modern BI

BI Basics – the Metamorphic Power of ETL

Data Visualization, Modern BI

BI Basics – A Picture is Worth a Thousand Numbers

Modern BI

Microsoft Flow for Fun and Profit

Modern Data Platform

SQL Server 2017: A BI Perspective

Machine Learning & AI

Python – SQL Server 2017’s Hidden Swiss Army Tool

Data Lake, Modern Data Platform

Data Lakes: A Mess of Data, A Mess of Insight

Modern Data Platform

SSIS vs Azure Data Factory Performance

Modern Data Platform

How to Migrate Data to Microsoft Azure SQL DB or SQL DW


Apache Solr: 3 Analytic Use Cases

IoT, Modern Data Platform

The Internet of Things – Will My Toaster Watch Cat Videos?

Modern Data Platform, SSAS

Applying Configurations to the Tabular Model with MS Build

Modern Data Platform, SSRS

SSRS: Using Multiple Axes in an MDX Query


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