Azure SQL Data Warehouse: February 2016 update

23 March 2016

This post summarizes the new features released in Azure SQL Data Warehouse in February 2016:

  • T-SQL Implemented new T-SQL needed for SQL Server Management Studio integration.
  • Loading Improved PolyBase, enabling loads from public data sets.
  • Restore Added the ability to restore SQL Data Warehouse backups to any server in any region.
  • Monitoring Integrated views of Data Warehouse Unit consumption for the current workload.
  • Documentation Released a broad set of documentation additions and changes.

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