Key Vault and Azure Synapse Analytics TokenLibrary

I ran into a really frustrating error around using Key Vault in Spark. In this post, I'll cover the issue, what causes it, and how you can correct it. The Issue: A Misleading Timeout I want to use Azure Synapse Analytics with data exfiltration protection enabled. One of the main consequences of data exfiltration protection…

Data Exfiltration Protection and Pip

Here is a warning to anybody using data exfiltration protection in Azure Synapse Analytics. Hopefully it saves you some valuable time in troubleshooting. The Setup I have an Azure Synapse Analytics workspace which uses a managed virtual network and includes data exfiltration protection. I also have a Spark pool. My goal is to import a…

Interesting Resources for Chapter 3

For each chapter in Finding Ghosts in Your Data, I’ll include a few resources that I found interesting. This isn’t a bibliography, strictly speaking, as I might not use all of these in the course of writing, but they were at least worth noting. Articles Chapter three of the book is all about the process of…