cloud en ETL in the Cloud with Azure <div class="field-byline"> Mark Kromer, Microsoft Azure Cloud Data Solution Architect </div> <div class="field-deck"> Here are a few options for using the Azure platform for ETL </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As you transition your data platform into the Cloud, it will be important to consider options for data movement, transformation and aggregation. Let's take a quick look at a few options that enable Cloud ETL in Azure.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Microsoft SQL Server Analytics Azure azure data factory Business Intelligence Business Intelligence Professional cloud Cloud BI DataWarehousing elt ETL Machine Learning Thu, 17 Nov 2016 14:52:00 +0000 34491 at One Month Free Trial for Azure Data Warehouse <div class="node-body article-body">Looking to test out Microsoft Azure Data Warehouse? 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The market is expected to triple in size in just three years and command $20 billion in revenue.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cloud & Data Center Business Resources cloud NuoDB White Paper Tue, 01 Apr 2014 15:26:00 +0000 17051 at Accelerating Web-Based SQL Server Applications with SafePeak Plug and Play Dynamic Database Caching <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: SafePeak </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Are users complaining about slow SQL Server-based applications? 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