Chapter 2: Working with Relational Databases in Azure

Microsoft Azure provides Azure SQL Database, PostgreSQL, and MySQL as Database-as-a-Service offerings. We can create an instance of these databases without worrying about the installation, administration, infrastructure, and upgrades.

Needless to say that we can install any of the available Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) databases, such as Oracle or DB2, on an Azure virtual machine (VM).

In a data pipeline, we can use any of the RDBMS databases as either a source or a destination. In this chapter, we'll learn how to provision, connect to, manage, maintain, and secure these databases.

We'll cover the following recipes in this chapter:

  • Provisioning and connecting to an Azure ...

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