Load Data Directly from Azure Data Lake into Azure SQL Data Warehouse Using Polybase

Re-posted from the Azure blog. NOTE: This post was updated on Tuesday February 14th 2017, including an update to the title. 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 provision in minutes and scale… Read more

Cortana Analytics Workshop – Decks, Videos & More

For those of you who missed it, the first Cortana Analytics Workshop, held in Redmond last month, was a smashing success. The sold-out event saw attendees from over 300 companies and 35 different countries, including many Microsoft System Integrator (SI) and Independent Software Vendor (ISV) partners. In this post we capture a flavor of the event… Read more