Azure Analysis Services is a platform-as-a-service that is an enterprise grade engine for modelling BI solutions. Microsoft’s new OLAP engine is also compatible with SQL Server Analysis Services.
Microsoft has introduced the first public preview of Azure Analysis Services. The addition to Microsoft’s cloud data platform comes with a number of features. Rapid server creation, the ability to pause and resume servers, and access to the Azure Active Directory are among the Analysis Services features. The platform-as-a-service (PaaS) is also compatible with SQL Server Analysis Services.
Author: Luke Jones