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Parameterize connections to your data stores in Azure Data Factory

18 October 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.

Senior Program Manager, Azure Data Factory

Bring Your Own Keys for Apache Kafka on HDInsight

03 October 2018

One of the biggest security and compliance requirement for enterprise customers is to encrypt their data at rest using their own encryption key. This is even more critical in a post-GDPR world. Today, we’re announcing the public preview of Bring Your Own Key (BYOK) for data at rest in Apache Kafka on Azure HDInsight.

Program Manager, Azure Big Data

HDInsight Enterprise Security Package now generally available

01 October 2018

HDInsight team is excited to reveal general availability (GA) of Enterprise Security Package (ESP) for Apache Spark, Apache Hadoop and Interactive Query clusters in HDI 3.6. When enterprise customers share clusters between multiple employees, Hadoop admins must ensure those employees have the right set of accesses and permissions to perform big data operations.

Program Manager, Azure Big Data