Azure SQL Tutorial

Are you interested in learning some basic to advanced things about Azure SQL Database?

Here on this page, you will find in-depth, step-by-step tutorials on Azure SQL Database, often accompanied by a video tutorial.

Getting Started With Azure SQL Database

In this section, learn an introduction to Azure SQL Database.

Name Description
Azure SQL Database TutorialLearn What Azure SQL Database is, its features, history, flavors, Advantages, etc.
Azure SQL Database managed instance TutorialLearn what is Azure SQL Database managed instance, its features, service tiers, authentication options, Limitations, etc.
Azure SQL EdgeCheck out What Is Azure SQL Edge, its features, Azure SQL Edge editions, deployment models, Azure SQL Edge pricing, and How to create and deploy Azure SQL edge using Azure Portal.
Azure SQL Database service tiersLearn different Azure SQL database pricing tiers and how to Choose the Right Service Tier for you.
Azure SQL Database PricingCheck out the details of how much Azure SQL Database Costs if you wish to use it.
Azure SQL Database ServerlessLearn Azure SQL Database Serverless feature that can help you to save a lot when the database is not in use.
Azure SQL Database LimitationsCheck out the lists of Azure SQL limitations.

Create Azure SQL Database

Assuming you know about Azure SQL Database from the above section, Let’s create different types of Azure SQL Databases.

Name Description
Create Azure SQL databaseLearn how to create an Azure SQL Database using Azure Portal and PowerShell with a step-by-step Video tutorial.
Create SQL-managed instance in Azure.Check out the steps to Create an SQL-managed instance in Azure using Azure Portal.

How to connect Azure SQL Database

Let’s learn to connect to the Azure SQL database to perform some activity.

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Connect To Azure SQL DatabaseLearn how To Connect To Azure SQL Database from SSMS, Visual Studio, using ADO.Net, how to connect Programmatically using C#, etc.

Backup and Restore Azure SQL Database

Let us learn how to back up and restore the SQL Azure database.

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Backup Azure SQL databaseLearn the quick steps to backup the Azure SQL database locally, and backup Azure SQL database to blob storage. using SSMS, Azure Portal, SQL script, etc.
Replicate Azure SQL Database to LocalCheck the quick steps to replicate Azure SQL Database to Local using SSMS.
Export Azure SQL DatabaseLearn how to export data from Azure SQL database using SSMS, Azure Portal, PowerShell, SQLPackage utility, etc.

Deploy SQL Database to Azure

Let’s discuss how to deploy an SQL database to Azure.

NameDescription
Deploy SQL Database To AzureLearn the quick steps to deploy SQL database to Azure using ssms.
Upload SQL Database To AzureCheck out the quick steps to restore the Azure SQL database using Azure Portal, Azure CLI, and PowerShell.
Revert SQL Azure DatabaseCheck out the quick steps to restore Azure SQL database using Azure Portal, Azure CLI, and PowerShell.

Let us perform some operations in our Azure SQL Database

Name Description
Rename Azure SQL databaseLearn how to change user passwords in Azure SQL database, including User ID using Azure Portal, Azure CLI, PowerShell, etc
Create table in Azure SQL databaseCheck out the quick steps to create a table in the Azure SQL database using SSMS.
Change Azure SQL Pricing Tier using SQL Query & Azure PortalLearn how to change or modify the Azure SQL pricing tier of your existing Azure SQL database using Azure Portal and SQL Query.
Change User Id And Password For Azure SQL Server DatabaseLearn how to change user passwords in Azure SQL database, including User ID using Azure Portal, Azure CLI, PowerShell, etc.
Azure SQL Database Auditing Learn how to change user password in Azure SQL database, including User ID using Azure Portal, Azure CLI, PowerShell, etc.
Azure SQL database connection stringLearn Azure SQL database connection string and how to get it using Azure Portal.
Azure SQL Database IP AddressLearn how to get Azure SQL Database IP Address using Azure Portal.

How is Azure SQL different from others?

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Azure SQL Edge VS SQL ServerLearn the key differences between Azure SQL Edge and SQL Server.
Azure SQL Database Vs. SQL ServerLearn the difference between sql server and Azure SQL database

Azure SQL PowerShell Commands

Let’s discuss a few key lists of Powershell Commands in Azure SQL

NameDescription
Get-AzSqlServerGet-AzSqlServer can help you get your Azure SQL Database server details. Learn the syntax and how to use this command with multiple examples.
Get-AzSqlDatabaseGet-AzSqlDatabase can help you get your Azure SQL Database details. Learn the syntax and usage of this command with certain examples.

How to stop SQL database in Azure

Let us discuss how to stop your Azure SQL data while not in use so that you can save a lot.

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Stop Azure SQL DatabaseLearn to stop your Azure SQL database using Azure Portal and Azure CLI.

Azure SQL Errors and Solutions

Let’s learn a few key Azure SQL database errors and the solutions you might encounter while working with Azure SQL.

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Cannot Open Server Requested By The Login Azure SQLLearn the easy steps to fix the error Cannot Open Server Requested By The Login Azure SQL.
An error happened while reading data from the provider: While connecting to Azure SQL Database from Power BICheck out the quick steps to fix the error “An error happened while reading data from the provider: While connecting to Azure SQL Database from Power BI”.
The Server Was Not Found Or Was Not AccessibleLearn how to fix the error “The Server Was Not Found Or Was Not Accessible”.

Conclusion

We discussed working with Azure SQL Database in this comprehensive Azure SQL tutorial from the basic to the advanced level.

We started with an introduction to Azure SQL, Service tier, Pricing, Limitations, Different types of Azure SQL Database, and then how to create and deploy Azure SQL with complete steps, required screenshots, and Video tutorials for a better understanding.

Then we discussed backup Azure SQL, Azure SQL PowerShell Commands, comparison with Azure SQL, and How to stop Azure SQL to save cost.

We discussed potential errors and warnings and the solutions related to Azure SQL Database to ensure you are good to go with Azure SQL. Thanks for taking the time to read this article !!!