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June 2017

22 Jun

Azure SQL Data Warehouse: Support for mssql-scripter

IN PREVIEW

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

NOW AVAILABLE

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

January 2017

20 Jan

Public preview: Interactive query experience for SQL data warehouses

IN PREVIEW

You can experience an interactive query experience directly in the Azure portal.

  • SQL Data Warehouse
18 Jan

Azure SQL Data Warehouse: Secondary indexes on column store now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure SQL Data Warehouse supports the creation of secondary B-Tree indexes (also called non-clustered indexes or NCI) on column store tables (also called clustered column store indexes or CCI).

  • SQL Data Warehouse
  • Features
  • Services

December 2016

20 Dec

Azure SQL Data Warehouse: Enhanced loading, monitoring, and troubleshooting experience

Azure SQL Data Warehouse has released a plethora of updates to the Azure portal and SQL Server Management Studio over the last few months.

  • SQL Data Warehouse
  • Services

August 2016

24 Aug

General availability: Azure SQL Data Warehouse now in more regions

Azure SQL Data Warehouse is now generally available in additional regions—North Europe, Japan East, Brazil South, and Australia Southeast.

  • SQL Data Warehouse
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Services
4 Aug

General availability: Azure Active Directory authentication for SQL Database and SQL Data Warehouse

NOW AVAILABLE

You can use Azure Active Directory authentication to centrally manage user and group identities to authenticate with SQL Database and SQL Data Warehouse.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Azure Active Directory B2C
  • SQL Data Warehouse

July 2016

19 Jul

Azure DevTest Labs: Attach additional data disk to your lab VM

NOW AVAILABLE

In Azure DevTest Labs, you can attach additional data disks to your lab VMs, including new and existing data disks in the lab.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Azure DevTest Labs
  • SQL Data Warehouse
  • Features
  • Services
14 Jul

General availability: Azure SQL Data Warehouse

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure SQL Data Warehouse, a relational database management system that offers true cloud elasticity, is generally available.

  • SQL Data Warehouse

June 2016

6 Jun

Azure SQL Data Warehouse: Introducing Premium Storage

Azure SQL Data Warehouse is moving from Standard to Premium Storage, offering new performance benefits for the service.

  • SQL Data Warehouse
  • Features

May 2016

17 May

Azure SQL Data Warehouse: May 2016 update

IN PREVIEW

Several features have been added to Azure SQL Data Warehouse in our most recent update.

  • SQL Data Warehouse
  • Services

March 2016

23 Mar

Azure SQL Data Warehouse: February 2016 update

IN PREVIEW

A summary of improvements in Azure SQL Data Warehouse in February 2016.

  • SQL Data Warehouse
  • Features
11 Mar

Code-free copy wizard for Azure Data Factory

IN PREVIEW

Simplify how you create, deploy, and schedule your data movement pipelines by using the click-through copy wizard for Azure Data Factory.

  • Data Factory
  • Azure Data Lake Storage Gen1
  • SQL Data Warehouse
  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
  • Services

February 2016

12 Feb

New Data Factory monitoring and management UI now available

Simplify how you monitor and manage your data pipelines with the new UI for Azure Data Factory.

  • Data Factory
  • Data Lake Analytics
  • Azure Data Lake Storage Gen1
  • SQL Data Warehouse
  • Features
  • Services
8 Feb

Azure SQL Data Warehouse: January 2016 update

IN PREVIEW

A summary of improvements in Azure SQL Data Warehouse in January 2016.

  • SQL Data Warehouse

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