Monthly archives: August 2017

Why your team needs an Azure Stack Operator

15 August 2017

Azure Stack is an extension of Azure, bringing the agility and fast-paced innovation of cloud computing to on-premises environments. With the introduction of Azure Stack, we’re adding a new Azure job role – Azure Stack Operator.

Principal PM Manager, Azure Stack

Replicated tables now in preview for Azure SQL Data Warehouse

15 August 2017

SQL Data Warehouse is a fully managed, petabyte-scale cloud service for data warehousing. SQL Data Warehouse is highly elastic, enabling you to provision in minutes and scale capacity in seconds. With the public preview release of Replicated tables, the ability to reason over large amounts of data on SQL Data Warehouse at lightning fast speeds, just got faster. Replicated tables is a feature designed to speed up queries by reducing data movement.

Senior Program Manager

Microsoft Azure expands with two new regions for Australia

14 August 2017

I am delighted that Microsoft Azure will be expanding into two new regions in Australia. This increases the number of Azure regions announced across the globe to 42, which is more than any other major cloud provider. Microsoft will become the first major cloud provider to offer regions specifically focused on the needs of the government and their partners in Australia.

Corporate Vice President, Azure Global, Microsoft Azure

Azure Data Factory July new features update

10 August 2017

Azure Data Factory added more new features in July, including Preview for Data Management Gateway high availability and scalability, fault tolerance feature of skipping or logging incompatible rows during copy, and authentication support of using Service Principal to access Azure Data Lake Analytics.

Program Manager, Azure Data Factory