Step 1: Configure development environment for pymssql Python development
You need to configure your development environment with the prerequisites in order to develop an application using the pymssql Python driver for SQL Server.
This driver uses the TDS protocol, which is enabled by default in SQL Server and Azure SQL Database. No extra configuration is required.
- Python 3
Install the pymssql package
pymssql package from PyPI.
Open a command prompt in an empty directory.
pip install pymssql
Check installed packages
You can use the PyPI command-line tool to verify that your intended packages are installed.
Check the list of installed packages with