Azure SQL enables hybrid transactional/analytical workloads for real-time operational analytics scenarios through a mix of in-memory and columnar database technologies. In the first episode of this three-part series with Silvano Coriani, we will explore Azure SQL capabilities to run a mix of transactional and analytical queries on the same underlying data store.
Get started with Columnstore for real-time operational analytics
Sample performance with Operational Analytics in WideWorldImporters
T-SQL Window Functions: For data analysis and beyond, 2nd Edition
Real-Time Operational Analytics:
Memory-Optimized Tables and Columnstore Index
DML operations and nonclustered columnstore index (NCCI) in SQL Server 2016
Filtered nonclustered columnstore index (NCCI)