AI, Data, and Machine Learning

H03 A Lap Around Microsoft Azure SQL Database


8:00am - 9:15am

Level: Introductory to Intermediate

Eric D. Boyd

Founder and CEO


Microsoft Azure provides many options for storing data. Microsoft Azure SQL Database is Azure's relational database service. If you are familiar with SQL Server, SQL Database will be a natural extension of your knowledge and skills.

In this session, you will get introduced to Azure SQL Database and learn how to get started. We will explore how to migrate an existing on-premise SQL Server database to Azure SQL Database. We will then walkthrough how to manage and administer your Azure SQL Database servers and databases. We will take a look at how to connect and build applications using SQL Database.

Next, we will look at more advanced scenarios using capabilities like scaling, sharding, Elastic Pools, serverless, and hyperscale. Finally, we will explore some of the things you should consider when using Azure SQL Database including connection management, security, replication, backups, and monitoring.

You will learn:

  • Introduction to Azure SQL Database
  • Getting started with Azure SQL Database
  • Advanced Azure SQL Database capabilities