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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 Gen2 is generally available. Take advantage of five times the compute power and four times the concurrent queries.
Reduce data movement and make your queries more efficient with the general availability of replicated tables in Azure SQL Data Warehouse.
Transparent Data Encryption with customer managed keys is now generally available in Azure SQL Database and 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.
Take advantage of the latest capabilities of SQL Data Warehouse by upgrading your performance tier.
Azure Data Factory V2 supports Azure AD authentication for Azure SQL Database and SQL Data Warehouse, as an alternative to SQL Server authentication.
PolyBase in SQL Data Warehouse can now skip header rows on load.
The Graphical Execution Plan feature in SQL Server Management Studio is supported for SQL Data Warehouse.
The ALTER DATABASE SCOPED CREDENTIAL command is now supported for Azure SQL Data Warehouse.
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 now supports static resource classes in addition to the existing dynamic resource classes.
Azure SQL Data Warehouse supports Elastic Query between SQL Data Warehouse and SQL Database.
Announcing a new, faster performance tier for Azure SQL Data Warehouse for compute-intensive analytical workloads.
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.
Use mssql-scripter, an open-source command-line interface, to generate database scripts in Azure Cloud Shell.
Reduce troubleshooting time with the upgraded Resource Health check for SQL Data Warehouse.
Azure SQL Data Warehouse now supports the IDENTITY property.
Mssql-scripter is the multiplatform command-line equivalent of the widely used Generate Scripts Wizard experience in SQL Server Management Studio.
Connect, query, and manage SQL Data Warehouse on Linux, macOS, and Windows by using Visual Studio Code.
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