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Distributed analytics service that makes big data easy

  • Pros

  • SQL over big data
  • Excellent extensibility options
  • Bring your own runtime
  • Pay per job
  • Good integration with Azure Data Factory
  • Plugins for Visual Studio and VS Code
  • Cons

  • No longer under active development

Read our blog posts about Data Lake Analytics

Does Azure Synapse Analytics spell the end for Azure Databricks?

Does Azure Synapse Analytics spell the end for Azure Databricks?

Jess Panni

Have you or are you about to invest in Azure Databricks? If so, the new Spark offering in Azure Synapse Analytics is likely to have grabbed your attention and rightly so. Why is Microsoft putting yet another Spark offering on the table and what does it mean for you?
5 Reasons why Azure Synapse Analytics should be on your roadmap

5 Reasons why Azure Synapse Analytics should be on your roadmap

Jess Panni

For years we have been building modern cloud data solutions on Azure and helping our customers transform their use of data to drive outcomes. Here are 5 reasons why Azure Synapse Analytics might just be the service that we have been crying out for.
Developing U-SQL: Local Data Folder

Developing U-SQL: Local Data Folder

Jess Panni