Analytics

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.

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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

Roadmap for analytics in Azure

Azure HDInsight—Interactive querying and Log Analytics

26 September 2017

HDInsight now has two additional features available—HDI Interactive Query, and Azure Log Analytics.

In preview HDInsight

Azure Data Factory new capabilities

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.

In preview Data Factory

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.

In preview SQL Data Warehouse