Big Data

Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 preview – More features, more performance, better availability

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Since we announced the limited public preview of Azure Data Lake Storage (ADLS) Gen2 in June, the response has been resounding. Customers participating in the ADLS Gen2 preview have directly benefitted from the scale, performance, security, manageability, and cost-effectiveness inherent in the ADLS Gen2 offering.

Program Manager, Azure Storage

Azure Toolkit for IntelliJ – Spark Interactive Console

Thursday, November 15, 2018

We are pleased to reveal the release of Spark Interactive Console in Azure Toolkit for IntelliJ. This new component intends to facilitate your Spark job authoring, and enable you to run code interactively in a shell-like environment within IntelliJ.

Principal Program Manager, Big Data Team

Parameterize connections to your data stores in Azure Data Factory

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Azure Data Factory (ADF) enables you to do hybrid data movement from 70 plus data stores in a serverless fashion. Often users want to connect to multiple data stores of the same type. For example, you might want to connect to 10 different databases in your Azure SQL Server and the only difference between those 10 databases is the database name.

Principal Program Manager, Azure Data Factory