SQL Server Big Data Clusters was released with SQL Server 2019. It works by uniting the SQL engine with Apache Spark and Apache Hadoop, creating a single, secure and unified platform that extends the analytics capabilities beyond in-database processing of transactional and analytical workloads. The CU11 release in early July brought us some new capabilities for Big Data Clusters. The largest of which is the expansion of data encryption at rest.
At Inspire 2021, Microsoft announced the Microsoft Cloud for Sustainability. The service (currently in preview) is designed to help companies measure, understand, report and reduce environmental impact and therefore be able to measure progress towards sustainability goals.
The new Ingestion Client is a monitoring solution within Azure Speech that ensures that files are automatically transcribed upon upload. Simply start with a dedicated Azure Storage container and with easy configuration and no development required, Ingestion Client provides a secure and scalable pipeline for transcription.
It is critical in large software engineering projects to be aware that risks are real and not uncommon. Which is what makes change and risk management in software engineering vital. Knowing how to spot, understand and mitigate risks ensures a successful project outcome.
As soon as the decision has been made to look for a Microsoft Partner, then you have the job of finding the right technology company from the thousands out there. With that in mind, we've put together some important points to help your business choose the right Microsoft Partner.