August 16, 2022
Azure Data Explorer, a component of Azure Synapse Analytics, is a highly scalable analytics service optimized for structured, semi-structured, and unstructured data. It provides users with an interactive query experience that unlocks insights from the ocean of ever-growing log and telemetry data. It is the perfect service to analyze high volumes of fresh and historical data in the cloud by using SQL or the Kusto Query Language (KQL), a powerful and user-friendly query language. The GigaOm report shows that Azure Data Explorer provides superior performance at a significantly lower cost than both Snowflake and Google BigQuery.