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Azure SQL Data Warehouse connector now offers efficient and scalable structured streaming write support for SQL Data Warehouse.
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.
Get intelligent insights to ensure that your data warehouse is consistently optimised for performance with SQL Data Warehouse intelligent insights.
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.
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.
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).
Azure SQL Data Warehouse Gen2 is now available in government cloud
Azure SQL Data Warehouse (SQL DW) customers can build near real-time analytics solutions with tighter integration with Azure Databricks.
Automatic intelligent insights to optimize performance with SQL Data Warehouse
SQL Data Warehouse has released accelerated and flexible restore points for fast data recovery.
The Azure SQL Data Warehouse extension for SQL Operations Studio is in preview.
Azure SQL Data Warehouse supports column-level security.
Azure SQL Data Warehouse now supports User-Defined Restore Points.
PolyBase in SQL Data Warehouse, the preferred loading mechanism, can transparently read data from the encrypted storage layer and move the data in a secure way by using the WASBS protocol.
Azure SQL Data Warehouse now supports the automatic creation of column-level statistics for streamlined maintenance.
To reflect key investments and capability updates, “SQL Data Warehouse” is now renamed to “Compute Optimized Gen1” or “Compute Optimized Gen2,” respectively.
SQL Data Warehouse Gen2 is generally available. Take advantage of five times the compute power and four times the concurrent queries.
Reduce data movement and make your queries more efficient with the general availability of replicated tables in Azure SQL Data Warehouse.
Transparent Data Encryption with customer managed keys is now generally available in Azure SQL Database and Azure SQL Data Warehouse.
Azure SQL Data Warehouse has enabled the next set of portal capabilities to help monitor, manage and integrate your data warehouse.