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How to deploy SQL Server 2019 Big Data Clusters

SQL Server 2019 Big Data Clusters is a scale-out, data virtualization platform built on top of the Kubernetes container platform. This ensures a predictable, fast, and elastically scalable deployment, regardless of where it's deployed. In this blog post, we'll explain ... continue reading
What I Learned About Azure Arc and Other Services at Microsoft Ignite 2019

What I Learned About Azure Arc and Other Services at Microsoft Ignite 2019

Last week's Microsoft Ignite 2019 conference was a lot of fun! Our team was able not just to deliver content in breakout sessions, learning path session as well as on the Microsoft Ignite Live stage, we also used the time ... continue reading
Build an intelligent analytics platform with SQL Server 2019 Big Data Clusters

Build an intelligent analytics platform with SQL Server 2019 Big Data Clusters

In the most recent releases, SQL Server went beyond relational data and enabled support for graph data, R, and Python machine learning, while making SQL Server available on Linux and containers in addition to Windows. At the same time, organizations ... continue reading
Further enhancing security from Microsoft, not just for Microsoft

Further enhancing security from Microsoft, not just for Microsoft

Legacy infrastructure. Bolted-on security solutions. Application sprawl. Multi-cloud environments. Company data stored across devices and apps. IT and security resource constraints. Uncertainty of where and when the next attack or leak will come, including from the inside. These are just ... continue reading
Unify your data lakes with HDFS tiering in SQL Server Big Data Clusters

Unify your data lakes with HDFS tiering in SQL Server Big Data Clusters

As the volume and variety of data has risen, it has become more common to store the data in disparate and diverse data sources. A challenge many organizations face today is how to gain insights from all of their data ... continue reading

Meet the SQL team at Microsoft Ignite 2019

The Azure SQL (@azuresqldb) and SQL Server (@sqlserver) Engineering teams represented by Ajay Jagannathan, Alain Dormehl, Alan Yu, Amit Banerjee, Anna Hoffman, Asad Khan, Borko Novakovic, Brian Carrig, Buck Woody, Dinakar Nethi, Jakub Szymaszek, Joachim Hammer, Kevin Farlee, Mihaela Blendea, ... continue reading

Meet the Microsoft SQL team at PASS Summit 2019

The SQL Server and Azure SQL Engineering teams will be in full force speaking at several sessions at the PASS Summit 2019 conference (the largest technical conference for the Microsoft Data Platform Community). The conference will take place Nov 5-8, ... continue reading
Microsoft and partners design new device security requirements to protect against targeted firmware attacks

Microsoft and partners design new device security requirements to protect against targeted firmware attacks

Recent developments in security research and real-world attacks demonstrate that as more protections are proactively built into the OS and in connected services, attackers are looking for other avenues of exploitation with firmware emerging as a top target. In the ... continue reading

All you need to know about Windows Server at Ignite 2019

Ready, set, go! The Windows Server team is ready to make sure you are set up for success at Microsoft Ignite 2019. Our experts are busy preparing technical content for breakout sessions, theater sessions and hands-on-workshops. You'll find the schedule ... continue reading

Windows Server 2019 adds support for Office 365 ProPlus

Today we're introducing Office 365 ProPlus support for Windows Server 2019 customers with on-premises and Azure deployments. We've also enabled customers to immediately download and leverage FSLogix functionality, including the Office 365 Container, to enhance the speed and performance around ... continue reading