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Securing Access to Microsoft Azure Databases

by John Savill

This course explores the authentication and authorization options available for Azure SQL Database and Cosmos DB to help in the architecture and deployment of a secure and fully functional solution.

What you'll learn

With the range of cloud-based database solutions available in Azure, there can often be questions around the authentication and authorization for services. In this course, Securing Access to Microsoft Azure Databases, you will gain the ability to implement access security for the most commonly used Azure database services. First, you will learn about the key security considerations related to databases. Next, you will discover the access controls for Azure SQL database, including logins, users, and roles. Finally, you will explore how to secure Azure Cosmos DB access and some core best practices. When you’re finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of Azure database access needed to secure your Azure-based database deployments.

About the author

John Savill is an 11-time MVP, and he holds many Microsoft certifications including Azure Infrastructure and Azure Architecture specialist. John is the author of the popular original FAQ for Windows and posts numerous blogs to his site. John has written eight books on Microsoft technologies including Mastering Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Services and Mastering Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V.

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