SQL Server 2019 Big Data Clusters

  • SQL Server 2019 introduces Big Data Clusters, a new deployment option that allows SQL Server to work with data lakes and unstructured data on its own.
  • Performance gains are likely for workloads that combine relational data with unstructured data.
  • A centrally controlled data lake could help customers share unstructured data more securely for multiple applications.
  • Administrators will have to master new database management technologies to take advantage of new Big Data Cluster capabilities.

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