Azure SQL Data Warehouse seamless integration with Azure Data Lake Store
31 March 2017
PolyBase in Azure SQL Data Warehouse now supports Azure Data Lake Store.
With this extended functionality, you can load data from Data Lake Store by using familiar external tables and the CTAS command that you have used over Azure Blob storage. The current connectivity to Data Lake Store and Blob storage do not have computation pushdown capabilities and are primarily intended to be a loading mechanism.
For more information, see the blog post.