Azure Data Explorer at the Azure business scale

Vlad Rișcuția
Feb 27, 2020 · 7 min read

As I mentioned in my previous post, “How we built self-serve data environment tools with Azure,” our team uses Azure Data Explorer (ADX) as our main data store. In this post, I will delve deeply into how we use ADX.

Use case

The ADX documentation describes it as “a fast, fully managed data analytics service for real-time analysis on large volumes of data streaming from applications, websites, IoT devices, and more.” ADX streams terabytes of data and enables real-time analytics to be performed on it. In many cases…