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July 2022

Jul 28

Public preview: Azure Synapse Analytics Spark elastic pool storage

IN PREVIEW

Reduce job failures by using elastic pool storage.

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Services
  • Open Source
  • Features

April 2022

Apr 27

Generally available: Database templates in Azure Synapse Analytics

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Synapse database templates are industry-specific schema definitions that provide a standardized way for you to store and shape data, enabling rapid digital transformation.

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Services
  • Features

November 2021

Nov 19

Dynamic allocation for Apache Spark in Azure Synapse now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Expanded options for autoscale for Apache Spark in Azure Synapse are now available through dynamic allocation of executors.

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Features
Nov 17

General availability: Copy data to/from Azure Data Explorer using Azure Data Factory or Synapse Analytics

NOW AVAILABLE

Mapping Data Flows provides scale-out data transformation in the cloud in Azure Data Factory and Azure Synapse Analytics. With these additional connectors, you can build ETL patterns at Spark scale in a code-free design environment without ever touching the Spark compute. Azure Integration Runtimes allow you to define the Spark environment and provide a serverless Spark compute for your data transformation pipelines.

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Azure Data Factory
  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Azure Integration Runtime
  • Features
Nov 11

Hardware-accelerated pools now in public preview for Apache Spark on Azure Synapse Analytics

IN PREVIEW

Speed up big data processing in Azure Synapse with hardware-accelerated Spark pools.

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Microsoft Ignite
Nov 3

General availability: New Azure Data Explorer output plugin for Telegraf

NOW AVAILABLE

This new output plugin allows you to write telemetry collected by any of the input plugins of Telegraf directly into Azure Data Explorer e.g. it makes SQL monitoring at scale better and affordable.

  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Open Source
  • Features
Nov 2

Additional ML options for Spark on Azure Synapse now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Save time and reduce risk when batch scoring in Azure Synapse Analytics with the new PREDICT keyword.

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
Nov 2

Public preview: Industry-aware analytics with database templates in Azure Synapse

IN PREVIEW

Database templates in Azure Synapse enable you to integrate and shape data from across multiple internal and external sources. This helps you eliminate data silos and accelerate building analytics-infused applications for your specific industry.

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
Nov 2

Azure Synapse Link for Azure Cosmos DB: Custom partitioning support in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Partition your data in analytical store using keys that are critical for your business logic to achieve better query and data load performance.

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
Nov 2

General availability: Event Hubs Premium

NOW AVAILABLE

Event Hubs Premium comes with reserved compute, memory, and storage resources, which increases the performance and minimizes cross-tenant interference in a managed multi-tenant PaaS environment.

  • Event Hubs
  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Services
  • Microsoft Ignite

October 2021

Oct 14

Announcing Azure Synapse Analytics pre-purchase plans, now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now save up to 28 percent on Azure Synapse workloads without sacrificing flexibility with Azure Synapse pre-purchase plans.

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Pricing & Offerings

September 2021

Sep 9

Apache Spark 3.1 for Azure Synapse Analytics now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

The latest version of the open-source Apache Spark is now available in Azure Synapse Analytics Apache Spark pools.

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Open Source
  • Features

August 2021

Aug 26

Azure Synapse Analytics Compute Optimized data flows will be retired on 31 August 2024

Target retirement date: August 31, 2024

Transition from Compute Optimized data flows to General Purpose data flows by 31 August 2024.

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Retirements

May 2021

May 27

Query Delta Lake files using T-SQL in Azure Synapse Analytics (public preview)

IN PREVIEW

Use T-SQL in Azure Synapse to read Delta Lake format.

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Features
May 26

Azure Storage Blob inventory public preview is now available in all public regions

IN PREVIEW

Blob inventory allows you to get a full listing of all blobs within a storage account or container. This can be used in conjunction with Synapse to calculate per container metrics such as capacity and count.

  • Premium Blob Storage
  • Hot/Cool Blob Storage Tiers
  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Azure Blob Storage
  • Storage Accounts
  • Services
May 26

Public preview: Announcing Azure Synapse Link for Dataverse

IN PREVIEW

Power your business applications data with analytical and predictive insights.

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Services
May 25

Public preview: Apache Spark 3.0 support in Azure Synapse Analytics

IN PREVIEW

The public preview announced today starts with the foundation based on the open-source Apache Spark 3.0 branch with subsequent updates leading up to a Generally Available version derived from the latest 3.1 branch.

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Services
  • Open Source
  • Features
May 25

Private preview: NVIDIA GPU Acceleration for Apache Spark™ in Azure Synapse Analytics

IN PREVIEW

Beginning today, this GPU acceleration feature in Azure Synapse is available for private preview by request.

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Services
  • Features

March 2021

Mar 26

General availability: Stream Analytics runs on Azure Stack Hub

NOW AVAILABLE

Stream Analytics now is available on Azure Stack Hub as an IoT Edge module, supporting native input and output adapters, such as Event Hub and IoT Hub. It allows customer to build truly hybrid data solutions.

  • Azure Stack Hub
  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Services
Mar 2

Public preview: Azure Purview powered search in Azure Synapse Analytics workspaces

IN PREVIEW

Enable effortless discovery of trustworthy, valuable data with an Azure Purview powered search within Synapse Studio.

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Microsoft Purview
  • Management
  • Gallery
  • Features

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