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Azure Synapse Analytics Queries #5 Product Version

Did you know that you could be running two different versions of Azure Synapse Analytics Dedicated SQL Pools in your environments? In this post, I’ll show you how you can find the product version of your Azure Synapse Analytics Dedicated SQL Pool. 

More often than not, Microsoft releases improvements on their services. This includes Azure Synapse Analytics Dedicated SQL Pools.  

These improvements release new features as soon as they are available, fix bugs, update security and more. 

Because Azure Synapse Analytics is a managed service (Platform-as-a-Service / Database-as-a-Service), you have little control over when these releases are going to take place.

You can configure SQL Maintenance Windows to give MS a time window to apply changes. However, some changes will take place outside the time window. 

Finding the Product Version of your Azure Synapse Analytics Dedicated SQL Pool

First, to learn the product version of your Azure Synapse Analytics Dedicated SQL Pool, execute the following query: 

					-- Use this query to verify your product version and compare with other environments
[Database name] = db_name(),
[Version] = @@Version, 
[Engine] =  SERVERPROPERTY('EngineEdition'), -- 6 Is Synapse Analytics
[Product] =  SERVERPROPERTY('ProductVersion')  

Finding the Product Version of your Azure Synapse Analytics Dedicated SQL Pool

What to do if my product versions are different? 

In some cases, pausing and resuming the Dedicated SQL Pool will help pick up the latest changes in the service.  

You can also track the release changes at 

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