Azure Synapse Analytics is a limitless analytics service that brings together enterprise data warehousing and Big Data analytics.
It gives you the freedom to query data on your terms, using either serverless on-demand or provisioned resources-at scale. Azure Synapse brings these two worlds together with a unified experience to ingest, prepare, manage, and serve data for immediate BI and machine learning needs.
Simply put, Azure Synapse is Azure SQL Data Warehouse evolved. We have taken the same industry leading data warehouse to a whole new level of performance and capabilities. Businesses can continue running their existing data warehouse workloads in production today with Azure Synapse and will automatically benefit from the new capabilities which are in preview.
All SQL data warehouse customers can access and use their existing dedicated SQL pool (formerly SQL DW) instances via the Synapse Studio and Workspace, without impacting their operations, automation or tooling.