Ignite 2019: Microsoft says Azure Synapse is the next evolution of cloud data analytics

November 4 2019

Microsoft introduced Azure Synapse Analytics today, the "next evolution" of Azure SQL Data Warehouse.

Promising better performance and more capabilities, existing Azure SQL Data Warehouse customers will "automatically benefit" from the enhancements that are now in preview. 

Azure Synapse is "built for every data professional," wrote Rohan Kumar, Microsoft corporate vice president for Azure Data. As a "limitless" analytics service, Synapse accommodates all data warehouses, data lakes, machine learning, and BI needs, either with a serverless or provisioned resources approach.

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