How to Streamline Data Management of the Organization with Microsoft Fabric Public Preview?

How to Streamline Data Management of the Organization with Microsoft Fabric Public Preview?

Microsoft has recently unveiled the most competent platform ‘Microsoft Fabric’ which will unify and fuse multiple data of an organization in a single source. Currently, the Public Preview of Microsoft Fabric is available for the trial period only.

What is Microsoft Fabric?

Businesses can consolidate and control their data by efficiently restructuring data and processing it with Microsoft Fabric. Since the data is consolidated, organizations can make data-driven decisions for the betterment. Microsoft has infused some amazing innovative technologies in Fabric which will reshape the future of the data management of the enterprise entirely.

All the data sources are integrated into a unified manner with Fabric. This enables both data and business professionals to unleash the full potential of their data and establish the base for Artificial Intelligence networks. Utilizing an extensive platform such as Microsoft Fabric, organizations can directly confront their data-related hurdles and fully embrace the possibilities of a future driven by data.

Prerequisites for Starting Microsoft Fabric

Existing Microsoft Power BI users can start with the Microsoft Fabric (Preview) trial directly.

For new users, a licensed version of Microsoft Power BI is a must. Microsoft Fabric Power BI installation can be acquired by signing up for a free license.

Access the homepage of Fabric to initiate the trial.

Select the Account Manager option and click on the Start Trial

Agree to terms if prompted and click on the Start Trial

As soon as the trial capacity is prepared, a confirmation message will be received. Once the message is received, users can start working with Microsoft Fabric.

Note: The free trial period is set to 60 days by Microsoft for the Fabric platform.

Features of the Microsoft Fabric Public Preview

Generating workspaces for projects that support Fabric capabilities

Exchange of Fabric items like datasets, notebooks, warehouses, and collaborating on them with other Fabric users

Building robust analytics solutions with the above-mentioned items

What does Microsoft Fabric Offer?

The trial version has the following capabilities to offer:

  • Workspaces: Workspaces are similar to folders where users can build projects using the Fabric functionalities.
  • Collaborative Tools: Effective collaboration is key for Microsoft Fabric. Exchange of items like datasets, notebooks, warehouses, and collaboration on these items with other Fabric users can be done.
  • Analytics Solutions: Using the above-mentioned items, smart analytics solutions can be generated, which can be a new milestone in the data processing journey.

What to keep in mind while availing Microsoft Fabric (Preview) Trial?

Users can track and manage their trial capacity through the Capacity Metrics app.

Trial capacity consists of 1 TB of OneLake storage.

Initiating a trial is not possible if the Power BI administrator has deactivated access.

At the end of the trial period, any non-Power BI Fabric items will be deleted unless the trial is upgraded to a paid Fabric capacity.

Existing Power BI users can migrate to their present workspaces by modifying workspace settings.

Existing Synapse users do not require additional customization, investment, and Azure subscription which makes Fabric a more appealing option.


Reasons to Utilize Microsoft Data Fabric

Utilizing Advanced Data Analytics and the power of AI

The core of Microsoft Fabric is advanced analytical capabilities and artificial intelligence. By infusing these powerful technologies into a single platform, organizations can attain deeper insights with Microsoft Fabric data analytics. Moreover, Leaders can discover the hidden insights that can be leveraged to make informed decisions which in turn aids in enhancing customer service, products, sales, and various other aspects.

Optimizing resource allocation, forecasting future trends and probable issues, identifying potential opportunities for revenue, and enhancing customer service levels are some of how AI-driven insights can be utilized in Fabric.

Unified Data Platform

The fundamental challenge that majority of the organizations face is concern about data silos. When several teams or departments of the organization handle and store their data individually, data silos happen. Because of the data silos, challenges arise in accessing and analyzing the data across the entire business.

To break down the data silos, Microsoft Fabric is designed that offers a single and unified platform for every data source. Microsoft Fabrics simplifies data management and processing across the organization. With Microsoft Fabric, organizations can bring together their data sources to effectively handle and process data originating from various sources like CRM, ERP, IoT devices, and more.

This unified data management strategy grants organizations a comprehensive, real-time understanding of their data that empowers them to make more informed choices and eliminate the inefficiencies that arise from isolated data silos.

Enhanced Data Security and Compliance

All organizations are wary of breaches in their data security and compliance. Managing the intellectual property of the organization, securing personal and sensitive customer data, and complying with growing stringent regulations for data protection are some of the tasks that can be resolved with correct data management.

Robust security features of Microsoft Data Fabric are engineered to protect and secure your data at a scale. With Fabric, it is easier to deploy data security measures, govern data usage, and ensure compliance with the data protection laws as Microsoft Fabric provides a single platform to manage data from multiple sources.

In addition to this, Microsoft Azure is the backbone of Microsoft Fabric which guarantees that extensive security measures of Azure in integrated into Microsoft Fabric. Microsoft Azure Fabric ensures that data is protected during transit and at rest too.

By leveraging the platform’s security features, businesses can uphold the trust of their customers and steer clear of potential legal obligations.

Optimizing Data Processing for Swift Decision Making

The global marketplace is moving at a rapid speed and it becomes essential for businesses to make real-time swift decisions. Such swift data-driven decisions can play a triumph card for the success of the businesses.

Utilize Microsoft Fabric’s capabilities to process and analyze the data of your organization in real time. Respond to market ups and downs quickly to boost operational processes. To manage a large amount of data and process it effectively is the strength of Microsoft Fabric. Based on these Microsoft Fabric data analytics, businesses can derive insights that can help in making real-time decisions. The capability to analyze data in real time empowers organizations to bolster their agility and effectively address market fluctuations or internal obstacles.

Hassle-free integration into Microsoft Ecosystem

When the new module seamlessly integrates with other modules in the same platform, streamlining the digital processes becomes quite easier.

Integration of Microsoft Fabric into the Microsoft Ecosystem is quite simple and hassle-free. An amalgamation of Microsoft Fabric with the existing Microsoft tools and services such as Power Platform, Dynamics 365, Office 365, and Microsoft Azure can be done to enable businesses to capitalize on and enhance existing investments in Microsoft technologies, streamlining operations by removing the complexities associated with using multiple diverse tools and solutions concurrently.

Businesses can unleash broader opportunities and simplify their digital transformation journey by infusing Microsoft Fabric with other Microsoft products. Let’s say that Microsoft Fabric is integrated with the Microsoft Power platform. With such integration, organizations can rapidly create custom applications, automate workflows, and craft user-friendly dashboards.

What’s Next

To put it briefly, Microsoft Fabric (Preview) unveils a fresh approach to data analytics that caters to both experienced Power BI users and newcomers. It presents an excellent chance to explore, acquire knowledge, collaborate, and construct robust analytical solutions.

Current Power BI users can effortlessly transition their current workspaces to a trial capacity by utilizing the workspace settings. It’s important to highlight that auto scale functionality is not currently supported in the trial period. If you need additional computational capacity, you may need to consider acquiring Fabric capacity through Azure.

Microsoft Fabric and DynaTech collaborate to expedite cloud-enabled data workloads. Our seasoned advisory consultant’s partner with you to outline a swift integration path for Fabric into your organization’s operations once it becomes generally available.

Before the general release, taking action now provides an opportunity for your organization to familiarize itself with Microsoft Fabric. Due to this, organizations can make significant progress without experiencing any architectural risks.

So, what are you still waiting for? Begin your quest with Microsoft Fabric today! Let DynaTech become part of your journey.

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