SQL Server Integrates Hadoop and Spark out-of-the box: The Why?

Introduction Microsoft announced in September 2018 that SQL Server 2019, which is now in preview, will have a Big Data Cluster deployment option. This is a Big-Data-capable SQL Server with elastic scale and extended Artificial Intelligence (AI) capabilities, mostly as a result of deep integration of Hadoop and Spark out-of-the-box.  The new SQL Server Big […]

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Always Encrypted is a new security feature which was introduced in SQL Server 2016. Always Encrypted is a technology to ensure the data stored in a database remains encrypted at all times during SQL Server query processing. Always Encrypted allows clients to encrypt sensitive data, such as credit card numbers and national identification numbers, inside the […]

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