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    April 2018

    9 Apr

    Optimise performance by upgrading SQL Data Warehouse

    Take advantage of the latest capabilities of SQL Data Warehouse by upgrading your performance tier.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Features

    March 2018

    23 Mar

    Data Factory supports Azure AD authentication for SQL Database and SQL Data Warehouse

    Azure Data Factory V2 supports Azure AD authentication for Azure SQL Database and SQL Data Warehouse, as an alternative to SQL Server authentication.

    • Data Factory
    • Azure SQL Database
    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Features

    February 2018

    22 Feb

    Skip header rows on SQL Data Warehouse PolyBase load

    PolyBase in SQL Data Warehouse can now skip header rows on load.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Features
    22 Feb

    Seamlessly troubleshoot and tune query performance with SQL Data Warehouse

    The Graphical Execution Plan feature in SQL Server Management Studio is supported for SQL Data Warehouse.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools
    2 Feb

    SQL Data Warehouse: ALTER DATABASE SCOPED CREDENTIAL command for rotating storage keys

    The ALTER DATABASE SCOPED CREDENTIAL command is now supported for Azure SQL Data Warehouse.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Features

    December 2017

    5 Dec

    Azure SQL Data Warehouse: Support for SQL Operations Studio

    SQL Operations Studio (preview) is a free tool that runs on Windows, macOS, and Linux, for managing SQL Server, Azure SQL Database, and Azure SQL Data Warehouse; wherever they're running.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools
    • Services

    November 2017

    16 Nov

    Static resource classes are now supported in Azure SQL Data Warehouse

    SQL Data Warehouse now supports static resource classes in addition to the existing dynamic resource classes.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Features

    October 2017

    30 Oct

    Elastic Query between SQL Data Warehouse and SQL Database

    Azure SQL Data Warehouse supports Elastic Query between SQL Data Warehouse and SQL Database.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Features
    • Services
    23 Oct

    Public preview: Twice the performance and unlimited columnar storage with SQL Data Warehouse

    Announcing a new, faster performance tier for Azure SQL Data Warehouse for compute-intensive analytical workloads.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Features
    • Pricing & Offerings

    September 2017

    19 Sep

    Transparent data encryption with bring your own key (BYOK) support for Azure SQL Database and Azure SQL Data Warehouse

    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.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Azure SQL Database
    • Features

    August 2017

    23 Aug

    Azure Cloud Shell: Generate scripts by using mssql-scripter

    Use mssql-scripter, an open-source command-line interface, to generate database scripts in Azure Cloud Shell.

    • Cloud Shell
    • Cloud Services
    • Microsoft Azure portal
    • Azure SQL Database
    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Management
    • SDK and Tools
    • Services

    July 2017

    19 Jul

    Azure SQL Data Warehouse: Troubleshoot with the Resource Health check

    Reduce troubleshooting time with the upgraded Resource Health check for SQL Data Warehouse.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Features
    • Management

    June 2017

    26 Jun

    IDENTITY now supported in Azure SQL Data Warehouse

    Azure SQL Data Warehouse now supports the IDENTITY property.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Features
    22 Jun

    Azure SQL Data Warehouse: Support for mssql-scripter

    Mssql-scripter is the multiplatform command-line equivalent of the widely used Generate Scripts Wizard experience in SQL Server Management Studio.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • SDK and Tools
    • Services

    April 2017

    12 Apr

    Azure SQL Data Warehouse: Support for Visual Studio Code

    Connect, query, and manage SQL Data Warehouse on Linux, macOS, and Windows by using Visual Studio Code.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools

    March 2017

    31 Mar

    Azure SQL Data Warehouse seamless integration with Azure Data Lake Store

    PolyBase in Azure SQL Data Warehouse now supports Azure Data Lake Store as a external data source.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Features
    31 Mar

    External file format support for UTF-16LE encoded files in SQL Data Warehouse

    External file formats in Azure SQL Data Warehouse now support UTF-16 delimited text files.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Features
    31 Mar

    PolyBase row width limit increased in SQL Data Warehouse

    Azure SQL Data Warehouse external tables now support 1-MB rows.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Features
    20 Mar

    General availability: Azure SQL Data Warehouse in 4 additional regions

    Azure SQL Data Warehouse is now generally available in additional regions—Germany Central, Germany Northeast, Korea Central, and Korea South. SQL Data Warehouse is now available in 27 regions worldwide.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Regions & Datacenters
    15 Mar

    SELECT..INTO comes to Azure SQL Data Warehouse

    You can now use SELECT..INTO in your SQL code when you want to persist the results of a SELECT statement into a table.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Features

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