Introduction to Azure SQL

Solution Architect
Database Administrator
Data Engineer
Azure SQL Database
Azure SQL Managed Instance

Azure SQL is a family of managed, secure, and intelligent products that use the SQL Server database engine in the Azure cloud. In this module, you'll learn about the various deployment options and service tiers, and about the benefits of moving to the cloud.

Learning objectives

In this module, you'll learn how to:

  • Describe the evolution of SQL Server in Azure.
  • Determine which deployment option is best for workloads in your organization.
  • Select the purchasing models, service tiers, and hardware that best fit a workload.


  • Experience working with, maintaining, and developing with SQL Server
  • Experience with Azure, such as deploying and managing resources