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  1. Certification must not be the fundamental exams (AZ-900, DP-900, and alike are not eligible. Those are valid forever.)
  2. Certification will expire within six months

No matter your experience level, you can advance your career and demonstrate your achievements through industry-recognized Microsoft Certifications

Technology and associated job roles change faster every year. To keep our certification program relevant, I will kickstart this blog post capturing the key changes and updates made to the certification program

MTA, MCSA, MCSE, and MCSD scheduled to retire. Microsoft Certified: Dynamics 365 Fundamentals and Microsoft Certified: Dynamics 365 + Power Platform Solution Architect Expert no longer available.


  • Microsoft is supercharging the Azure growth and adding more certifications to the list. Some of them are constantly revised and updated in a monthly basis.
  • Introduce DP-203: Data Engineering on Microsoft Azure as a new version of the old exam (DP-200 and DP-201.)

Add your GitHub profile tells people the story of your work through the repositories, contributions, and conversations

What is a GitHub Profile?

GitHub Profile “tells people the story of your work through the repositories you’re interested in, the contributions you’ve made, and the conversations you’ve had.

The businesses that are achieving the greatest returns from their software investments are those willing to tackle entrenched cultural and structural barriers

What is a Developer Velocity?

“Improving business performance through software development comes down to empowering developers, creating the right environment for them to innovate, and removing points of friction. Industry leaders refer to this capability as “Developer Velocity.” This goes beyond the definition of velocity as it relates to agile methodologies — meaning it is about not just speed but also unleashing the full potential of development talent.”

  1. Architecture
  2. Infrastructure and platform
  3. Testing
  4. Tools
  5. Engineering practices
  6. Security and compliance
  7. Open-source and InnerSource
  8. Agile team practices
  9. Team characteristics

F.A.S.T Feedback

Strong feedback has 4 characteristics:

  • Feed-forward —Feedback should focus on goals…

Learn how to automatically discover and map data that sits across your Azure data sources. My hands-on experience.

What is Azure Purview?

For some time, Microsoft has been working on the internal project under the codename “Babylon” for restructuring the data catalog service on Azure. Now, it is officially revealed that the data product is “Azure Purview”.

Technologies include Azure, Power BI, and Excel. Together, they can be leveraged to deliver a scalable and data-driven cloud BI platform

  1. Data Size — a data mart is typically less than 100 GB; a data warehouse…

Will enterprise data lake & enterprise data warehouse (EDW) coexist?

Korkrid Akepanidtaworn (Kyle)

Trusted advisor on the journey to digital transformation and cloud adoption, Solutions Architect (Data Platform & AI), Technical Writer on Medium.

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