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    September 2018

    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.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Azure Databricks
    • Microsoft Ignite
    • Services
    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.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Microsoft Ignite
    • Services
    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.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Microsoft Ignite
    • Services
    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.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Microsoft Ignite
    • Services
    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.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Microsoft Ignite
    • 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).

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Microsoft Ignite
    • Services
    6 Sep

    SQL Data Warehouse now available in Government Cloud

    Azure SQL Data Warehouse Gen2 is now available in government cloud

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Pricing & Offerings
    • Services
    6 Sep

    Azure SQL Data Warehouse enables streaming solutions with Azure Databricks

    Azure SQL Data Warehouse (SQL DW) customers can build near real-time analytics solutions with tighter integration with Azure Databricks.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Azure Databricks
    • Services

    August 2018

    2 Aug

    Automatic recommendations help optimize performance with SQL Data Warehouse

    Automatic intelligent insights to optimize performance with SQL Data Warehouse

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Features

    July 2018

    25 Jul

    Accelerated and flexible restore points for Azure SQL Data Warehouse

    SQL Data Warehouse has released accelerated and flexible restore points for fast data recovery.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Features
    • Management
    • Services
    9 Jul

    Public preview: Azure SQL Data Warehouse extension for SQL Operations Studio

    The Azure SQL Data Warehouse extension for SQL Operations Studio is in preview.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools

    June 2018

    21 Jun

    Column-level security is now supported in Azure SQL Data Warehouse

    Azure SQL Data Warehouse supports column-level security.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Features
    14 Jun

    User-Defined Restore Points are now supported for Azure SQL Data Warehouse

    Azure SQL Data Warehouse now supports User-Defined Restore Points.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Features
    5 Jun

    SQL Data Warehouse PolyBase support for Azure Storage Encryption using customer-managed keys

    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.

    • Storage Accounts
    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Features

    May 2018

    14 May

    General availability: Automatic creation of statistics in SQL Data Warehouse

    Azure SQL Data Warehouse now supports the automatic creation of column-level statistics for streamlined maintenance.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Features
    7 May

    Name changes: Azure SQL Data Warehouse Gen1 and Gen2

    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
    1 May

    General availability: Azure SQL Data Warehouse Gen2

    SQL Data Warehouse Gen2 is generally available. Take advantage of five times the compute power and four times the concurrent queries.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Features

    April 2018

    26 Apr

    General availability: Replicated tables in Azure SQL Data Warehouse

    Reduce data movement and make your queries more efficient with the general availability of replicated tables in Azure SQL Data Warehouse.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Features
    19 Apr

    General availability: Transparent Data Encryption with customer managed keys for Azure SQL

    Transparent Data Encryption with customer managed keys is now generally available in Azure SQL Database and Azure SQL Data Warehouse.

    • Azure SQL Database
    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Compliance
    • Features
    12 Apr

    Enhanced portal capabilities for 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.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Features
    • Management

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