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What’s new with SQL Server Big Data Clusters—CU11 Release 

SQL Server Big Data Clusters (BDC) is a capability brought to market as part of the SQL Server 2019 release. BDC extends SQL Server’s analytical capabilities beyond in-database processing of transactional and analytical workloads by uniting the SQL engine with Apache Spark and Apache Hadoop to create a single, secure, and unified data platform. BDC...Read more

Microsoft announces major commitment to Apache Spark 

This post was authored by Tiffany Wissner, Senior Director of Data Platform Marketing. This week in San Francisco, thousands of people are at Spark Summit, to explore and understand how they leverage Apache Spark to get the most out of big data. Building on our previous investments, today we are announcing an extensive commitment for...Read more