Creating an Azure SQL Server Database

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To create an Azure SQL Database, go to and select New->Databases->SQL Database:

Enter a name and select the source. You can select:

  • Blank database
  • Sample (AdventureWorksLT)
  • Backup

We will select Sample (AdventureWorksLT):

Select to create a new server:

Enter the server name and enter a login name and credentials:

Click to select the type of SQL Server. Select the DTUs:

Click Apply and Create.

Once the server has been deployed, you can see the full server name:

You can now connect to it from SQL Server Management Studio.

You will see the message:

Select to add your IP:

Expand the carldb database we created above to see the sample data:

To change the SQL Server performance, in Azure portal:



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