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Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics is an end-to-end analytics solution that successfully combines analytical services to merge big data analytics and enterprise data warehouses into a single unified platform. The solution can run intelligent distributed queries among nodes, and provides the ability to query both relational and non-relational data.
Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics is built with these 4 components:
Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics Features
Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics has many valuable key features, including:
Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics Benefits
Some of the benefits of using Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics include:
Reviews from Real Users
Below are some reviews and helpful feedback written by Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics users who are currently using the solution.
PeerSpot user Jael S., who is an Information Architect at Systems Analysis & Design Engineering, comments on her experience using the product, saying that it is “Scalable, intuitive, facilitates compliance and keeps your data secure”. She also says "We also like governance. It looks at what the requirements are for the company to identify the best way to ensure compliance is met when you move to the cloud."
Michel T., CHTO at Timp-iT, mentions that "the features most valuable are the simplicity, how easy it is to create a dashboard from different information systems."
A Senior Teradata Consultant at a tech services company says, "Microsoft provides both the platform and the data center, so you don't have to look for a cloud vendor. It saves you from having to deal with two vendors for the same task."
Actian ParAccel is ranked 25th in Data Warehouse while Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics is ranked 2nd in Cloud Data Warehouse with 43 reviews. Actian ParAccel is rated 0.0, while Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics is rated 7.8. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics writes "Scalable, intuitive, facilitates compliance and keeping your data secure". Actian ParAccel is most compared with Amazon Redshift, whereas Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics is most compared with Snowflake, Amazon Redshift, Apache Hadoop, SAP BW4HANA and Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse.
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