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The October 2019 release of Azure Data Studio is now available 

Today were announcing the October release of Azure Data Studio (formerly known as SQL Operations Studio) is now available. Download Azure Data Studioand review the release notes to get started. Please note: After downloading Azure Data Studio, say Yes to enabling preview features so that you can use the extensions. Azure Data Studio is a...

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SQL Server Management Studio 18.3 is now generally available 

Today were announcing the release of SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 18.3. For this update, while we added some features, our focus was primarily on fundamentals such as stability, reliability, and performance. You can download SQL Server Management Studio 18.3 today and review the SQL Server Management Studio release notes for details. Some of the...

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The September release of Azure Data Studio is now available 

Today were announcing the September release of Azure Data Studio (formerly known as SQL Operations Studio) is now available. Download Azure Data Studioand review the Release notes to get started. Please note: After downloading Azure Data Studio, click Yes to enabling preview features so that you can use the extensions. Azure Data Studio is a...

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Visual Studio Code: Develop PySpark jobs for SQL Server 2019 Big Data Clusters 

Today were announcing the support in Visual Studio Code for SQL Server 2019 Big Data Clusters PySpark development and query submission. It provides complementary capabilities to Azure Data Studio for data engineers to author and productionize PySpark jobs after data scientists data explore and experimentation. The Visual Studio Code Apache Spark and Hive extension enables...

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SQL Server 2019 release candidate is now available 

Today were announcing the availability of the first public release candidate for SQL Server 2019, which is now available for download. SQL Server 2019 brings the industry-leading performance and security of SQL Server to Windows, Linux, and containers and can tackle any data workload from business intelligence to data warehousing to analytics and AI over...

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The August release of Azure Data Studio is now available 

Today were announcing the August release of Azure Data Studio is now available. Download Azure Data Studioand review the release notes to get started. Please note: After downloading Azure Data Studio, click Yes to enabling preview features so that you can use the extensions. Azure Data Studio is a multi-database, cross-platform desktop environment for data...

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Microsoft Machine Learning Server 9.4 is now available 

Today were excited to announce our latest Microsoft Machine Learning Server 9.4 release, which addresses popular customer requests as well as developments in the R and Python community. Microsoft Machine Learning Server is your flexible enterprise platform for analyzing data at scale, building intelligent apps, and discovering valuable insights across your business with full support...

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SQL Server Management Studio 18.2 is now generally available 

We are excited to announce the release of SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 18.2. For this update, while we added some features, our focus was dedicated to fundamentals such as stability, reliability, performance, etc. You can download SQL Server Management Studio 18.2 today. Some of the new features in SQL Server Management Studio include: Intellisense/editor:...

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