Microsoft unveils new capabilities within Azure Synapse Analytics, Cosmos DB, and its stable of open source databases.
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Microsoft has added a slew of new data lake features to Synapse Analytics, based on Apache Spark. It also integrates Azure Data Factory, Power BI and Azure Machine Learning. These features are still in public preview, but that's good enough for us to take a visual tour of what's new.
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Another season, another round raised by Databricks. After its $1B series G round in February, the company has raised another $1.6B, bringing valuation to $38B.
Pivotal reveals its strategy for unifying different data technologies: License them all together.
Dremio releases new technology for cloud data lakes. Can the company take data in relatively slow cloud object storage and make queries against it faster?
To many, Big Data goes hand-in-hand with Hadoop + MapReduce. But MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) and data warehouse appliances are Big Data technologies too. The MapReduce and MPP worlds have been pretty separate, but are now starting to collide. And that’s a good thing.
Microsoft stays "up and to the right" in Gartner's new Magic Quadrant for Analytics and Business Intelligence Platforms, while key competitors have actually moved down and left. We spoke with Microsoft's Amir Netz, the "father" of Power BI, to get his insight into the product's success.