You can create a connection to a Microsoft Azure SQL database from the . This section describes how to create connections of this type.
- This connection type supports data ingestion into ADLS/WASB. When large volumes of data are read from an Azure SQL database during job execution, the data is stored in a temporary location in ADLS/WASB. After the job has been executed, the data is removed from the datastore. This process is transparent to the user.
- For more information on Azure SQL database, see https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/services/sql-database/.
- This is a read-only connection.
- If you haven't done so already, you must create and deploy an encryption key file for the to be shared by all relational connections. For more information, see Create Encryption Key File.
This connection can also be created using the following property substitutions via API.
Please create an Azure SQL Database connection and then specify the following properties with the listed values:
Enter your hostname. Example:
|Port||Set this value to |
|Connect String options|
Please insert the following as a single string (no line breaks):
Tip: If you have access to the Azure SQL database through the Azure Portal, please copy the Connect String from that configuration. You may omit the username and password from that version of the string.
(optional) Name of the Azure SQL database to which you are connecting.
|User Name||(for |
basic Credential Type) Username to use to connect to the database.
basic Credential Type) Password associated with the above username.
basic - Specify username and password as part of the connection
Azure Token SSO - Use the SSO principal of the user creating the connection to authenticate to the Azure SQL database. Additional configuration is required. See Enable SSO for Azure Relational Connections.
|Default Column Data Type Inference|
disabled to prevent the from applying its own type inference to each column on import. The default value is
Configure for SSO
If you have enabled Azure AD SSO integration for the , you can create SSO connections to Azure relational databases. See Enable SSO for Azure Relational Connections.
For more information, see Database Browser.
For more information on how values are converted during input and output with this database, see SQL Server Data Type Conversions.