SQL Server Big Data Clusters (BDC) is a capability brought to market as part of the SQL Server 2019 release. BDC extends SQL Server’s analytical capabilities beyond in-database processing of transactional and analytical workloads by uniting the SQL engine with Apache Spark and Apache Hadoop to create a single, secure, and unified data platform. BDC is available exclusively to run on Linux containers, orchestrated by Kubernetes, and can be deployed in multiple-cloud providers or on-premises.
Today, we’re announcing the release of the latest cumulative update, CU11, for SQL Server Big Data Clusters, which includes important capabilities:
Encryption at Rest with external key