As part of Azure Arc-enabled data services, the Azure SQL service becomes the first database service to get a general availability release date, with Azure PostgreSQL Hyperscale still in preview.
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The digital event will focus on promoting the learning of Azure SQL and Azure Data Factory among the technical community, offering the opportunity to interact with members of the Azure Data team.
After the recent announcement that the Apache Spark Connector for the SQL Server and Azure SQL was to be open-sourced, Microsoft has now unveiled that the connector is available on GitHub.
SQL Server Management Studio version 18.4 offers full support for SQL Server 2019. Additionally, sqlpackage v18.4 has also been released, with the major upgrade being cross-platform support.
GA for the new premium tier for Azure Files has arrived, offering high-performance file shares. It is currently available in 19 Azure regions globally, with plans for expansion in the coming months.
In a new solution guide, Microsoft has explained how to create an Azure-based solution to detect mobile bank fraud within two seconds, helping mitigate fraudulent transactions and SIM swap attacks.
Microsoft's Azure SQL Database is getting an expanded range of performance tiers, upping the Standard tier maximum DTUs to 3000. Storage add-ons are also available for the different tiers.
Microsoft has detailed a couple of improvements to the way Azure SQL Database handles failovers in case of an outage. It works with individual databases, elastic pools, or a combination of both.
During the opening day of the Build 2017, Microsoft has announced two new additions to its Azure SQL service with MySQL and PostgreSQL, and has also launched a new NoSQL database called Cosmos DB.