SQL Server 2019’s Big Data Clusters Explained

The biggest feature in the SQL Server 2019 preview launched at Ignite is SQL Server Big Data clusters. Travis Wright, Microsoft’s principal program manager for SQL Server, explains exactly what this means for administrators.

Microsoft introduced a new community technology preview (CTP) of SQL Server 2019 at Microsoft Ignite on Monday (you can read about the full list of announced features here). As part of that announcement came SQL Server Big Data clusters, a scale-out, data virtualization platform built on top of the Kubernetes (K8s) container platform.

Author: Joey D’Antoni

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