Data virtualization is an alternative to Extract, Transform and Load (ETL) processes. It handles the complexity of integrating different data sources and formats without requiring you to replicate or move the data itself. Save time, minimize effort, and eliminate duplicate data by creating a virtual data layer using PolyBase in SQL Server.

In this session, we will first go through fundamental PolyBase concepts such as external data sources and external tables. Then, we will look at the PolyBase improvements in SQL Server 2019. Finally, we will create a virtual data layer that accesses and integrates both structured and unstructured data from different sources. Along the way, we will cover lessons learned, best practices, and known limitations.
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