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Microsoft Azure Essentials Migrating SQL Server Databases to Azure by Carl Rabeler

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Chapter 3. Getting started with an Azure SQL Database

In this chapter, I will discuss the Azure resources you will configure for your SQL Database logical server and databases. I also will discuss the Azure SQL Database connectivity requirements. I will finish the chapter with a guided walk-through of the creation of a SQL Database logical server and database that will conclude by connecting to the logical server and database using SQL Server Management Studio.

Overview of SQL Database

SQL Database is an Azure V12 SQL database running within the SQL Server platform service and associated with a logical server. An Azure V12 SQL database is similar in most respects to a SQL Server 2016 database, but there are a few differences. The SQL Server ...

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