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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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DBAs: It’s time to get up to speed with Azure 

The summer solstice has passed, and DBAs are still asking how to get up to speed with Azure. Im even speaking at events on how to take advantage of Azure to do migrations to the cloud! Many Ive spoken to are wondering what skills they need to add to their already impressive arsenal of technology....

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The July release of Azure Data Studio is now available 

This post and release activities were co-authored by Vasu Bhog, an intern on the Azure Data Studio team. Were excited to announce that the July release ofAzure Data Studiois now available. You can download Azure Data Studioand review therelease notesto get started. Please note:After downloading Azure Data Studio, click yes to enable the preview features...

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