Can we use polybase on azure sql database?

Abhishek Gaikwad 181 Reputation points

Can we use polybase on Azure database. Using polybase can we connect to azure storage file, oracle server has external table from azure sql database

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  1. Vaibhav Chaudhari 37,886 Reputation points

    In Azure SQL database, you can create external table to point to other Azure SQL Databases but not to files in Azure storage

    You can use On-premise SQL or Azure synapse server (Azure SQL DW Server) which has the polybase support.

    See the polybase availability table - polybase-versioned-feature-summary

    There is a feedback raised that you can upvote. Lot of users have been demanding this feature -


    Please don't forget to Accept Answer and Up-vote if the response helped -- Vaibhav

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  1. Jovan Popovic 81 Reputation points

    Azure SQL currently doesn't support Polybase. You can check what features are supported in this article:

    The only workarounds are:

    If nothing of these features fits your scenario vote for Polybase support on Azure feedback site:

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