Load Data From Azure Data Lake Into Azure SQL Data Warehouse At 3TB/Hour

Source: https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/machinelearning/2017/02/09/load-data-from-azure-data-lake-into-azure-sql-data-warehouse-at-3tbhour/   Re-posted from the Azure blog. AZURE SQL DATA WAREHOUSE (Azure SQL DW, or just SQL DW for short) is a SQL-based fully managed, petabyte-scale data warehousing solution in the cloud. It is highly elastic, enabling you to

Add Intelligence To Any SQL App, With The Power Of Deep Learning

Source: https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/machinelearning/2017/01/06/add-intelligence-to-any-sql-app-with-the-power-of-deep-learning/   Re-posted from the SQL Server blog. Recent results and applications involving Deep Learning have proven to be incredibly promising, and across a diverse set of areas too, including speech recognition, language understanding, computer vision and more. Deep

Always Encrypted in Azure SQL Database is Generally Available

Source: https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/sqlsecurity/2016/07/11/always-encrypted-in-azure-sql-database-is-generally-available/ Authored by Jakub Szymaszek   Always Encrypted in Azure SQL Database is now generally available! Always Encrypted is a feature designed to ensure sensitive data and its corresponding encryption keys are never revealed in plaintext to the database system. With Always

Announcing the general availability of Azure SQL Data Warehouse, an elastic, parallel, columnar data warehouse as a service

Source: https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/dataplatforminsider/2016/07/12/the-elastic-future-of-data-warehousing/ This post was authored by Joseph Sirosh, Corporate Vice President, Data Group. A defining characteristic of cloud computing is elasticity – the ability to rapidly provision and release resources to match what a workload requires – so that