Microsoft Fabric Updates Blog

Microsoft Fabric, explained for existing Synapse users

Earlier this year, at Microsoft Build, we introduced, in Public Preview, Microsoft Fabric, “the biggest data product announcement since SQL Server”. Today, we are announcing the General Availability of Microsoft Fabric. Arun explains in detail why we all believe Microsoft Fabric will redefine the current analytics landscape. I will focus here on what it means … Continue reading “Microsoft Fabric, explained for existing Synapse users”

Microsoft Fabric November 2023 update

Welcome to the November 2023 update.   We have lots of features this month including Narrative visual with Copilot, cross workspace “save as” for Data Factory, the general availability of Semantic model scale-out, and many more. Continue reading for more details on our new features!    Contents Core Microsoft Fabric User API Power BI Reporting Button … Continue reading “Microsoft Fabric November 2023 update”

Introducing Mirroring in Microsoft Fabric

As mentioned in Arun’s blog post, we are thrilled to announce that Mirroring in Microsoft Fabric is coming soon. In today’s AI driven world, analytics platforms are only as good as their data. With the ever-increasing amount of data being collected in various applications, databases, and data warehouses in an enterprise, managing and ingesting data … Continue reading “Introducing Mirroring in Microsoft Fabric”

Fabric workloads are now generally available!

Microsoft Fabric is now generally available! Fabric brings together the best of Microsoft Power BI, Azure Synapse Analytics, and Azure Data Factory into a single software as a service (SAAS) platform. Fabric provides multiple workloads purpose-built for specific personas and specific tasks. Keep reading to learn about all of Fabric’s workloads! Synapse Data Warehouse We … Continue reading “Fabric workloads are now generally available!”

Announcing improvements to CSV data ingestion in Synapse Data Warehouse in Microsoft Fabric

CSV files are widely used for data exchange and data ingestion into data warehouses, but they often pose challenges on performance. In accordance to a study from Microsoft Research, up to 90% of the total time spent in data ingestion occurs in parsing non-binary data such as JSON when using conventional file parsers. This is … Continue reading “Announcing improvements to CSV data ingestion in Synapse Data Warehouse in Microsoft Fabric”