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May 2019

May 6

Public Preview of Azure Data Explorer capabilities to integrate deeper with ADLS Gen 2


At Build, Azure Data Explorer will preview the capability for enterprises to query data from ADLS Gen 2 without ingesting data

  • Azure Data Explorer
May 6

Public Preview of tighter integration of Azure Data Explorer with Python and Spark


Spark connector for Azure Data Explorer and ability to run inline Python and R as part of the query.

  • Azure Data Explorer

February 2019

Feb 7

General Availability: Azure Data Explorer


Azure Data Explorer is a fast, fully managed data analytics service for real-time analysis on large volumes of data streaming from applications, websites, IoT devices, and more. It brings together a highly performant and scalable cloud database service with an intuitive query language to deliver near-instant insights.

  • Azure Data Explorer

September 2018

Sep 24

Azure Data Explorer


Perform ad-hoc queries on terabytes of data with Azure Data Explorer—a lightning-fast indexing and querying service for data exploration. Use Azure Data Explorer for analytics of log and telemetry data from websites, applications, and IoT devices.

  • Azure Data Explorer

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