Prepare to maintain SQL databases on Azure

Data Analyst
Data Engineer
Database Administrator
Azure SQL Database
Azure SQL Managed Instance
SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines
SQL Server

Explore the role of a database administrator on Azure. Describe SQL Server-based offerings on Azure.

Learning objectives

At the end of this module, you will be able to:

  • Understand the role of Azure Database Administrator as it fits in with other data platform roles.
  • Describe the key differences between the SQL Server-based database options in Azure.
  • Describe other features for Azure SQL platforms available.


  • Ability to navigate the Azure the portal.
  • Understanding of the traditional Database Administration role.
  • Experience with T-SQL programing language at a basic level.