A comprehensive set of solutions that turn your data into actionable insights
Getting the most value from big data calls for analytics solutions that go beyond the capabilities of traditional data-processing applications. Azure offers a comprehensive set of big-data solutions that help you gather, store, process, analyse and visualise data of any variety, volume or velocity, so you can discover new opportunities and take quick action.
Find the analytics product you need
|If you want...||Use this|
|A fully managed, elastic data warehouse with security at every level of scale at no extra cost||SQL Data Warehouse|
|A fully managed cloud Hadoop and Spark service backed by 99.9% SLA for your enterprise||HDInsight|
|A fully managed, fast, easy and collaborative Apache® Spark™ based analytics platform optimised for Azure||Azure Databricks|
|A fully managed on-demand pay-per-job analytics service with enterprise-grade security, auditing and support||Data Lake Analytics|
|A no-limits data lake built to support massively parallel analytics||Data Lake Store|
|A data integration service to orchestrate and automate data movement and transformation||Data Factory|
|An enterprise-wide metadata catalogue that makes data asset discovery simple||Data Catalog|
|A hyper-scale telemetry ingestion service that collects, transforms and stores millions of events||Event Hubs|
Customers are doing great things with Azure analytics products
DocuSign writes its name on a new market by treating data as a strategic asset
"We’ve built rich data systems using SQL Server and Azure to make sure our customers have a trustworthy experience. That’s a foundational tenet for us. But the data also informs decisions that drive our business forward. We use it to help us decide what features to build and what markets to go after. We use it to make decisions based on where and why growth is happening."
Brazilian retailer stands out from the crowd with data analytics platform
"We built about 90 percent of the solution without IT help. Cortana Intelligence Suite has been really easy to get in place. It has great documentation, we were able to structure the data warehouse quickly, and it integrates seamlessly with Power BI. The learning curve is almost nonexistent."
Get the latest updates on analytics in Azure.
Roadmap for analytics in Azure
26 September 2017
HDInsight now has two additional features available—HDI Interactive Query, and Azure Log Analytics.
26 September 2017
New Azure Data Factory features, now in public preview, will enable you to build hybrid data integration so that you'll be able to create, schedule, and orchestrate your ETL/ELT workflows, at scale, wherever your data lives, including the cloud or any self-hosted network.
Transparent data encryption with bring your own key (BYOK) support for Azure SQL Database and Azure SQL Data Warehouse
19 September 2017
We’re glad to announce the preview of transparent data encryption with bring your own key (BYOK) support for Azure SQL Database and Azure SQL Data Warehouse.