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SQL Server Business Intelligence (BI) and Data Warehousing News
July 12, 2017
Spirited competition is under way among cloud providers as they enhance large-scale relational data warehouses in the cloud. An Azure SQL Data Warehouse update by Microsoft is the latest example.
May 18, 2017
There are bits of DocumentDB at the foundation of Microsoft's Azure Cosmos DB, a multimodel database that supports multiple modes of data processing.
April 21, 2017
Python is no longer a database outsider at Microsoft. The programming language is riding alongside R for analytics uses as SQL Server 2017 moves to its second preview release.
November 18, 2016
Microsoft looks to broaden the horizons of SQL Server, as it moves some Enterprise features to Standard Edition and issues the first public preview of a release supporting SQL Server on Linux.
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