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    May 2018

    May 7

    Name changes: Azure SQL Data Warehouse Gen1 and Gen2

    To reflect key investments and capability updates, “SQL Data Warehouse” is now renamed to “Compute Optimized Gen1” or “Compute Optimized Gen2,” respectively.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    May 1

    General availability: Azure SQL Data Warehouse Gen2

    SQL Data Warehouse Gen2 is generally available. Take advantage of five times the compute power and four times the concurrent queries.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Features

    April 2018

    Apr 26

    General availability: Replicated tables in Azure SQL Data Warehouse

    Reduce data movement and make your queries more efficient with the general availability of replicated tables in Azure SQL Data Warehouse.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Features
    Apr 19

    General availability: Transparent Data Encryption with customer managed keys for Azure SQL

    Transparent Data Encryption with customer managed keys is now generally available in Azure SQL Database and Azure SQL Data Warehouse.

    • Azure SQL Database
    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Compliance
    • Features
    Apr 12

    Enhanced portal capabilities for Azure SQL Data Warehouse

    Azure SQL Data Warehouse has enabled the next set of portal capabilities to help monitor, manage, and integrate your data warehouse.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Features
    • Management
    Apr 9

    Optimize performance by upgrading SQL Data Warehouse

    Take advantage of the latest capabilities of SQL Data Warehouse by upgrading your performance tier.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Features

    March 2018

    Mar 23

    Data Factory supports Azure AD authentication for SQL Database and SQL Data Warehouse

    Azure Data Factory V2 supports Azure AD authentication for Azure SQL Database and SQL Data Warehouse, as an alternative to SQL Server authentication.

    • Data Factory
    • Azure SQL Database
    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Features

    February 2018

    Feb 22

    Skip header rows on SQL Data Warehouse PolyBase load

    PolyBase in SQL Data Warehouse can now skip header rows on load.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Features
    Feb 22

    Seamlessly troubleshoot and tune query performance with SQL Data Warehouse

    The Graphical Execution Plan feature in SQL Server Management Studio is supported for SQL Data Warehouse.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools
    Feb 2

    SQL Data Warehouse: ALTER DATABASE SCOPED CREDENTIAL command for rotating storage keys

    The ALTER DATABASE SCOPED CREDENTIAL command is now supported for Azure SQL Data Warehouse.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Features

    December 2017

    Dec 5

    Azure SQL Data Warehouse: Support for SQL Operations Studio

    SQL Operations Studio (preview) is a free tool that runs on Windows, macOS, and Linux, for managing SQL Server, Azure SQL Database, and Azure SQL Data Warehouse; wherever they're running.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools
    • Services

    November 2017

    Nov 16

    Static resource classes are now supported in Azure SQL Data Warehouse

    SQL Data Warehouse now supports static resource classes in addition to the existing dynamic resource classes.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Features

    October 2017

    Oct 30

    Elastic Query between SQL Data Warehouse and SQL Database

    Azure SQL Data Warehouse supports Elastic Query between SQL Data Warehouse and SQL Database.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Features
    • Services
    Oct 23

    Public preview: Twice the performance and unlimited columnar storage with SQL Data Warehouse

    Announcing a new, faster performance tier for Azure SQL Data Warehouse for compute-intensive analytical workloads.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Features
    • Pricing & Offerings

    September 2017

    Sep 19

    Transparent data encryption with bring your own key (BYOK) support for Azure SQL Database and Azure SQL Data Warehouse

    We’re glad to announce the preview of transparent data encryption with bring your own key (BYOK) support for Azure SQL Database and Azure SQL Data Warehouse.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Azure SQL Database
    • Features

    August 2017

    Aug 23

    Azure Cloud Shell: Generate scripts by using mssql-scripter

    Use mssql-scripter, an open-source command-line interface, to generate database scripts in Azure Cloud Shell.

    • Cloud Shell
    • Cloud Services
    • Microsoft Azure portal
    • Azure SQL Database
    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Management
    • SDK and Tools
    • Services

    July 2017

    Jul 19

    Azure SQL Data Warehouse: Troubleshoot with the Resource Health check

    Reduce troubleshooting time with the upgraded Resource Health check for SQL Data Warehouse.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Features
    • Management

    June 2017

    Jun 26

    IDENTITY now supported in Azure SQL Data Warehouse

    Azure SQL Data Warehouse now supports the IDENTITY property.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Features
    Jun 22

    Azure SQL Data Warehouse: Support for mssql-scripter

    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

    Apr 12

    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

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