Public preview: Twice the performance and unlimited columnar storage with SQL Data Warehouse
Published date: 23 October, 2017
Azure SQL Data Warehouse has released the public preview of the Optimized for Compute performance tier. Customers have the benefits of pause, resume, and scale on demand, along with higher throughout and lower latency for intensive data-warehousing workloads. This new performance tier comes with a 2x increase in query throughput, a 5x increase in compute capacity, and unlimited columnar storage.
For more information about pricing, please visit the SQL Data Warehouse pricing page. To get started with SQL Data Warehouse, you can create a free Azure account.