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Feb 12, 2020
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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
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 FAQ for Windows and a senior contributing editor to Windows IT Pro. 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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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi everyone. My name is John Savill, and welcome to my course, Securing Access to Microsoft Azure Databases. I'm a principal technical architect at the Dallas Microsoft Technology Center. Azure has a rich set of database offerings, and understanding how to secure the access to those services is critical. In this course, we're going to look at the options related to authentication and authorization for applications and users when leveraging the database services available in Azure. By the end of this course, you'll know the capabilities available in Azure database services that can be used to secure the access and how to choose. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn all about database access security in Azure with the Securing Access to Microsoft Azure Databases course, at Pluralsight.