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Microsoft Intelligent Data Platform

Unlock the value of your data and reduce costs with an integrated data and AI platform.

Do more with less

Move beyond the cost and complexity of point solutions with a unified data and AI platform. Adapt rapidly, add layers of intelligence to apps, generate predictive insights, and govern all your data—wherever it resides.

Accelerate innovation

Improve productivity with automation and AI—and focus your resources on creating business value.

Achieve agility

Anticipate change and empower faster decision-making with an integrated data platform.

Build on a trusted platform

Protect and govern your data with the security and privacy controls required in today’s digital world.

Discover a seamless data solution

Make your data management even more comprehensive and powerful with a single platform for databases, analytics, and data governance.
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Explore data solutions—and see how to get started

Find solutions for removing points of friction between your databases and analytics systems while automatically mapping and governing your full data estate.

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    Databases

    Build cloud-native applications or modernize existing applications with fully managed, flexible databases.

    Azure SQL

    Get flexible options for application migration, modernization, and development.

    Azure Cosmos DB

    Build or modernize scalable, high-performance apps with a fully managed NoSQL database service.

    Azure Synapse Link for Azure Cosmos DB

    Learn how to get immediate, in-the-moment insights from your operational data in Azure Cosmos DB with Azure Synapse Link.

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    Azure Synapse Link for SQL

    Automatically move data from both operational databases and business applications without time-consuming extract, transform, and load (ETL) processes.

    Azure Arc-enabled infrastructure and Azure Arc-enabled services that make up Azure Arc.

    Hybrid and multicloud solutions

    Get the consistency and flexibility to innovate anywhere—across on-premises, multicloud, and edge environments.

    SQL Server 2022

    Try SQL Server 2022, the most Azure-enabled release of SQL Server yet, with continued innovation across performance, security, and availability.

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    SQL developer tools

    Get tools and APIs for your preferred platform that help you build intelligent, data-driven apps—fast.

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    Analytics

    Analyze large volumes of data in near real-time with no extract, transform, and load (ETL) process—and no impact on transactional workload performance.

    A developer's notebook in Azure Synapse Analytics.

    Create an Azure Synapse Analytics workspace

    Learn how to use the Azure portal to create an Azure Synapse Analytics workspace.

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    Using Power BI and Microsoft Azure together

    See how to use Power BI and Azure together to connect, combine, and analyze your entire data estate.

    Machine learning for data scientists

    Explore machine learning tools for data scientists and machine learning engineers and see how to build cloud-scale machine learning solutions.

    Azure Databricks

    Unify analytics and machine learning on an open and governed lakehouse foundation.

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    Data Governance

    Make it possible for anyone in your organization—whether they’re a data scientist, data analyst or domain expert—to explore, access, and analyze data.

    Microsoft Purview

    Manage your data with unified data governance solution that helps you maximize the business value of your data.

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    Get started with Microsoft Purview

    Explore key factors for evaluating whether Microsoft Purview is the right choice for your data discovery and governance needs.

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Get more value from your data—and reduce costs

Learn how the Microsoft Intelligent Data Platform offers significant savings for your data needs.

 

Save up to 90%

Azure SQL Managed Instance costs up to 90 percent less than Amazon RDS for SQL Server

Save up to 59%

Azure Synapse Analytics costs up to 59 percent less than Snowflake

Explore the Microsoft partner ecosystem

Alpha XR

See how Alpha XR used Azure to create an intelligent prescription data platform.

Bridgestone

Learn how Bridgestone’s EMIA Strategic Business Unit leverages Azure data, analytics, and governance services to improve operations, modernize processes, and improve its sustainability credentials.

Heathrow

See how Heathrow boosted operational efficiency and improved decision making using Microsoft Purview.

Heathrow

Learn how bp is advancing its net zero goals with the help of the Microsoft Intelligent Data Platform.

See what companies have achieved with Microsoft

Get more from your data with a set of tightly integrated partner solutions.

Resources

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Navigating Change in Your Digital Transformation

Explore strategies for enabling successful digital transformation at your organization.

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The Culture of Data Leaders

Learn about the role that data culture plays in enabling and reinforcing successful digital transformations.

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The CDO Seat at the Cloud Table

Learn why chief data officers (CDOs) play a key role in digital transformation—and see strategies that real CDOs have used successfully.

 

 

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Analytics Lessons Learned

See how four companies use data analytics to drive business agility and make responsive, informed decisions.

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Limitless Analytics with Azure Synapse

Get a complete introduction to Azure Synapse Analytics with this step-by-step guide.

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Enable an Insights-Driven Business

Learn how to use data, analytics, and software in closed, continuously optimized loops to differentiate and compete.

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Top Trends in Data and Analytics, 2022

See the top trends in data and analytics for 2022 and be ready to anticipate change and transform uncertainty into opportunity.

Explore the Microsoft Intelligent Data Platform

Find the right solutions for storing, analyzing, and managing your organization’s data.

Databases

Azure SQL

Get a consistent, unified experience across your entire SQL portfolio and take advantage of flexible options for application migration, modernization, and development.

Azure Cosmos DB

Build or modernize scalable, high-performance apps with a fully-managed NoSQL database service.

SQL Server 2022

Create and manage SQL databases on the most cloud-connected version of SQL Server yet.

Azure Arc–enabled data services

Extend cloud data management to workloads on premises, at the edge, and in multicloud environments.

Accelerate time to insight

Azure Synapse Analytics

Get data integration, enterprise data warehousing, and big data analytics from a single solution.

Power BI

Explore the top reasons organizations choose Power BI for both self-service and enterprise BI needs.

Azure Machine Learning

Build business-critical machine learning models at scale.

Azure Databricks

Combine analytics and machine learning on an open and governed lakehouse foundation.

Manage and govern your data

Microsoft Purview

Govern data across your entire data estate and maximize the value of your data.

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