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Data Literacy : Essentials of Azure Data Studio

by Viktor Suha

Azure Data Studio is a lightweight, open source, cross-platform client tool that enables you to connect to a database and work with the data. This course will teach you how to use Azure Data Studio to get the data you want.

What you'll learn

Getting data and working with data from an ever increasing number of data sources have become paramount for the developer. In this course, Data Literacy: Essentials of Azure Data Studio, you’ll learn how to connect to different databases, both on-premises and in the cloud, then run your SQL queries from a lightweight, cross-platform and open source client tool called Azure Data Studio. First, you’ll explore what Azure Data Studio is, what capabilities it has, what you can use it for, and how it compares to SQL Server Management Studio. Next, you’ll discover how to download and install this tool to start working with your data. Finally, you’ll learn what the differences between Data Manipulation Language and Data Definition Language SQL statements are, how to run your SQL queries, how to manage database connections to SQL Server, Azure SQL Database or PostgreSQL, and what notebooks are. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of using Azure Data Studio to query and work with your data from different data sources.

About the author

Viktor has been working with the Microsoft data platform for many years now. He is a Cloud Data Architect, having worked with the largest enterprise customers in different roles. His experience covers widespread knowledge in data engineering, database administration, database development and consulting. Viktor owns several Microsoft Azure certifications as well as an MCSA certification for SQL Server. He is keen to learn new technologies and he is a lifelong learner. In his latest role, he prima... more

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