SQL Server

Optimization tips and tricks on Azure SQL Server for Machine Learning Services

Monday, May 1, 2017

Since SQL Server 2016, a new function called R Services has been introduced. Microsoft recently announced a preview for the next version of SQL Server, which extends the advanced analytical ability to Python. This new capability of running R or Python in-database at scale enables us to keep the analytics services close to the data and eliminates the burden of data movements.

Data Scientist

December 2016 Leaderboard of Database Systems contributors on MSDN

Monday, January 23, 2017

Many congratulations to the top-10 contributors featured on our December leaderboard! Olaf Helper and Alberto Morillo top the Overall and Cloud database this month. 6 of this month’s Overall Top-10 (including all of the top-3) featured in last month’s Overall Top-10 as well, and 4 others are new entrants.

Program Manager, Azure SQL Database