We are excited to announce the general availability of Azure SQL Data Warehouse in four additional regions—Germany Central, Germany Northeast, Korea Central, and Korea South. This takes the SQL Data…
More details at… https://azure.microsoft.com/blog/azure-sql-data-warehouse-now-generally-available-in-27-regions-worldwide/
Hilary Cotter and Alberto Morillo top the Overall and Cloud database lists this month. For questions related to this leaderboard, please write to firstname.lastname@example.org.
More details at… https://azure.microsoft.com/blog/february-2017-leaderboard-of-database-systems-contributors-on-msdn/
Last year in October we released the preview of Azure Analysis Services, which is built on the proven analytics engine in Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services. With Azure Analysis Services you can host semantic data models in the cloud. Users in your organization can then connect to your data models using tools like Excel, Power BI, and many others to create reports and perform ad-hoc data analysis. I joined Jeremy Chapman on Microsoft Mechanics to discuss the benefits of Analysis Services in Azure.
More details at… https://azure.microsoft.com/blog/an-introduction-to-azure-analysis-services-on-microsoft-mechanics/