• Microsoft speeds up its Azure SQL Data Warehouse

    7 monthes ago - By TechCrunch

    Microsoft's Azure SQL Data Warehouse , the company's cloud-based database service for big data workloads, is getting yet another speed bump today. A few months ago, the company sped up the service with the general availability of its second-generation compute-optimized tier and today it's doubling its query performance thanks to the launch of its new instant data movement technology.
    Raghu Ramakrishnan, Microsoft's CTO for Azure Data, tells me that instant data movement is the result of the company's decades-long investments in database technology. “Given the fact that we've been doing...
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  • Snowflake's cloud data warehouse comes to Microsoft Azure

    Snowflake's cloud data warehouse comes to Microsoft Azure

    7 monthes ago - By ZDnet

    In a homecoming of sorts, cloud data warehouse pure-play Snowflake's product is no longer an AWS exclusive
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  • Snowflake Cloud Data Warehouse Launches on Azure

    7 monthes ago - By CBR

    Snowflake for Azure now immediately available to preview on Azure, alongside its AWS offering.
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