The December release of SQL Operations Studio is now available 

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UPDATE: SQL Operations Studio is now GA and renamed to Azure Data Studio. For the most up to date information please visit our monthly Azure Data Studio blog post and download and install the latest release here. We are excited to announce the December release of SQL Operations Studio is now available. Download SQL Operations…Read more

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Announcing SQL Operations Studio for preview 

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UPDATE: SQL Operations Studio is now GA and renamed to Azure Data Studio. For the most up to date information please visit our monthly Azure Data Studio blog post and download and install the latest release here. We are excited to announce that SQL Operations Studio is now available in preview. SQL Operations Studio is…Read more

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SQL Server 2017 and Azure Data Services – The ultimate hybrid data platform 

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This post was authored by Rohan Kumar, General Manager Database Systems Engineering. Today at PASS Summit 2017, we are showcasing new advances across SQL Server 2017 and our Azure data services. And we’re demonstrating how these products – both on-premises and in the cloud – come together to form the ultimate hybrid data platform. Our recent…Read more

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Modernize your applications across on-premise and cloud with the Microsoft Data Accelerator Program 

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Your customers are demanding the latest innovations in every solution you deliver. How do you make sure that your apps meet — and exceed — your customers’ expectations? Leverage the Microsoft Data Accelerator Program, an efficient and reliable upgrade service, to modernize your on-premise or cloud applications. This year, we have expanded the program to…Read more

Taking your data to the cloud is easier than you thought 

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Data management is shifting away from on-premises towards the many benefits of the cloud. Data is the fuel that energizes businesses in today’s marketplace, and the cloud amplifies this energy. The question then arises — what’s the simplest way to take your data to the cloud? In this free webinar, our Azure experts share how…Read more

Enhancing query performance with Adaptive Query Processing in SQL Server 2017 

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This post was authored by Joe Sack, Principal Program Manager, Data Systems Group, Microsoft SQL Server 2017 and Azure SQL Database introduce a new generation of query processing improvements that will adapt optimization strategies to your application workload’s runtime conditions. For this first version of this adaptive query processing feature family, we have three new…Read more

New managed SQL server Integration Service hosting capability in Data Factory 

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This week at Ignite, we announced new capabilities in Azure Data Factory (ADF) service available in public preview for customers. Azure user preview terms of use can be found here. SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) customers can easily lift their SSIS packages into the cloud using new managed SSIS hosting capabilities in Data Factory. This…Read more

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Now available in India: Azure Database for MySQL and Azure Database for PostgreSQL 

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We recently announced public preview availability of Azure Database for PostgreSQL and MySQL in West and Central India. PostgreSQL and MySQL are ubiquitous names in the world of open source relational databases, as these database engines have been widely embraced by developers in recent years. Microsoft’s Azure cloud is a first-class platform for open source…Read more