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    May 2019

    9 May

    Corrected billing for Azure SQL Data Warehouse and other Azure services

    We’ve corrected billing for Azure SQL Data Warehouse and other Azure services that affected EA customers only.

    April 2019

    19 Apr

    Reserved Capacity Pricing for Azure SQL Data Warehouse is now generally available

    Starting today, you can now use the Azure SQL Data Warehouse Reserved Capacity pricing to reserve compute power for existing and future clusters. This option provides you with savings of up to 65% cDWU capacity.

    March 2019

    28 Mar

    Public preview: Data Discovery & Classification for Azure SQL Data Warehouse

    Data Discovery & Classification is now available in public preview for Azure SQL Data Warehouse.

    14 Mar

    Workload importance (preview) for Azure SQL Data Warehouse

    Manage workload more efficiently by using workload importance. It’s now available for preview in Azure SQL Data Warehouse.

    January 2019

    31 Jan

    Query Store for Azure SQL Data Warehouse is now generally available

    Query Store automatically captures a history of queries, plans and runtime statistics, and retains them for your review when monitoring your data warehouse. Query Store is available in all regions for all generations of Azure SQL Data Warehouse with no additional charges.

    December 2018

    19 Dec

    SQL Data Warehouse integration with Informatica iPaaS on Azure

    Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services (IICS) on Azure is now generally available

    8 Dec

    General availability: Azure Virtual Network service endpoints for Azure SQL Data Warehouse

    Azure Virtual Network service endpoints for Azure SQL Data Warehouse is now generally available in all Azure regions.

    November 2018

    12 Nov

    Additional workload insights for advanced performance tuning with SQL Data Warehouse

    Azure Advisor and Azure Monitor are configured by default for SQL Data Warehouse to automatically deliver workload insights to you at no additional cost. We have now enhanced this experience.

    12 Nov

    Azure Monitor log support for Azure SQL Data Warehouse

    SQL Data Warehouse now enables enhanced insights into analytical workloads by integrating directly with Azure Monitor diagnostic logs.

    7 Nov

    General availability: Row-level security (RLS) for Azure SQL Data Warehouse

    Row-level security (RLS) for Azure SQL Data Warehouse, a new capability that can help you manage security for sensitive data, is now generally available.

    October 2018

    September 2018

    26 Sep

    Stream Analytics: Parallel SQL write operations

    To achieve fully parallel topologies, Azure Stream Analytics will transition SQL writes from serial to parallel operations while simultaneously allowing for batch size customizations.

    24 Sep

    Azure SQL Data Warehouse streaming support in Azure Databricks.

    Azure SQL Data Warehouse connector now offers efficient and scalable structured streaming write support for SQL Data Warehouse.

    24 Sep

    SQL Data Warehouse now offers flexible restore points

    SQL Data Warehouse is a fast, flexible and secure analytics platform. It now provides user-defined restore points, enabling you to initiate snapshots before and after significant operations on your data warehouse.

    24 Sep

    SQL Data Warehouse intelligent insights

    Get intelligent insights to ensure that your data warehouse is consistently optimised for performance with SQL Data Warehouse intelligent insights.

    24 Sep

    SQL Data Warehouse Vulnerability Assessment

    SQL Vulnerability Assessment is an easy-to-use service that continually monitors your database or data warehouse, ensuring that they are maintained at a high level of security at all times and that your organisational policies are met.

    24 Sep

    SQL Data Warehouse: User-defined maintenance scheduling

    Azure SQL Data Warehouse maintenance scheduling is now in preview. This is a new feature that seamlessly integrates the Azure Service Health planned maintenance notifications with Resource Health monitor services.

    24 Sep

    New SQL Data Warehouse performance tier SKU

    The industry-leading query performance of the compute-optimised Gen2 tier of SQL Data Warehouse is now accessible to more customers through a new smaller SKU, 500DWc. With this release, get started with a powerful data warehouse in the cloud for as low as USD 7.56/hour (in the US East region – price varies by region).

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