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How to Connect to Azure SQL Database

Because of their speed, scalability, and low cost, cloud services are quickly replacing on-premises options. Maintenance of the platform is also taken care of by cloud providers. Users won't have to worry about backups, updates, patches, security, or availability while they work on their applications.

One of the most well-known cloud systems is Azure SQL, which hosts the SQL Server engine and provides a relational database-as-a-service. It makes it easy to move SQL Server apps to the cloud and continue using the same resources and tools you already know and love.

If you want to use SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) or another compatible app to connect to Azure SQL Database, you can do so easily via the Azure portal. The portal itself has its own query editor. This article delves into the topic of connecting on-premises apps to Azure SQL Database.

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