O'Reilly logo

Microsoft® Azure™ SQL Database Step by Step by Eric D. Boyd, Leonard G. Lobel

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 1. Getting started with Microsoft Azure SQL Database

Leonard Lobel

In this chapter, you will create your first database on the Microsoft Azure SQL Database platform—completely from scratch. From scratch means that all you need to follow along is a web browser (the chapter uses Internet Explorer) and Internet access. You will sign up for a Microsoft account (if you don’t already have one), and use your Microsoft account to create and access a free trial subscription to Microsoft Azure. Then we’ll introduce you to the Microsoft Azure management portal, and you’ll quickly get a server and database up and running in the cloud. Finally, you’ll use the SQL Database management portal to design, populate, and query the database.

Note

We’ll ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required