Apache Spark 2.3.0 is now available for production use on the managed big data service Azure HDInsight. Ranging from bug fixes (more than 1400 tickets were fixed in this release) to new experimental features Apache Spark 2.3.0 brings advancements and polish to all areas of its unified data platform.
Azure HDInsight is Microsoft’s premium managed offering for running open source workloads on Azure. Today, we are excited to announce several new capabilities across a wide range of OSS frameworks.
Column-Level Security is now natively supported in Azure SQL Data Warehouse.
We are excited to announce that SQL Data Warehouse (SQL DW) now supports user-defined restore points! This feature enables you to trigger a manual snapshot of your data warehouse that is transactionally consistent.
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Welcome to Houston, and to what is shaping up to be a great conference. I wanted to take this opportunity to share with you some of the exciting work in data that’s…
Every row of your data is an insight waiting to be found. That is why it is critical you can get every row loaded into your data warehouse. When the data is clean, loading data into Azure SQL Data Warehouse is easy using PolyBase.
Today at the Informatica World, Scott Guthrie, EVP, Cloud + AI, along with Anil Chakravarthy, CEO of Informatica, announced the availability of Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services (IICS) for Azure.…
Data warehouse automation (DWA) tools are meta-data driven, code generation tools that streamline developing and managing a data warehouse solution.
SQL Operations Studio can be leveraged with Azure SQL Data Warehouse (SQL DW) to create rich customizable dashboard widgets surfacing insights to your data warehouse.
We are pleased to announce that Azure SQL Data Warehouse (Azure SQL DW) now supports automatic creation of column level statistics. Azure SQL DW is a fast, flexible, and secure analytics platform for the enterprise.