Visual Studio can update the Azure database by several avenues. This tutorial shows how to push the changes from the power buffer to the database. You’ll also see how to update the Azure database from the project publish tool.
- [Voiceover] I have an empty database on the Azure portal.…I could go to SQL Server Object Explorer…and add tables and start procedures,…and views, build up my database from scratch,…but in the real world, you typically have your databases…or your data schemas, or your data projects…and what you'll do instead is just push the information…from your existing sources to Azure.…That's what I'll do in this demonstration.…I've opened a data project here…that defines the schema of my Northwind database,…and I went to the Azure portal…and I created a new empty database called Northwind Azure.…
I go over to SQL Server Explorer,…and look at this item here.…Look at the tables, you'll see…that there's no user defined tables in the Azure database.…Next step is to go to my project and choose to publish.…In this dialog, I'll click the edit button…and go up to Azure, pick my database server,…enter my credentials,…and then choose the Northwind Azure database.…Also save my profile, so that the next time…I go to deploy to that Azure website…
- Exploring integration with Azure data sources and other Microsoft databases
- Working with SQL Server Express LocalDB
- Connecting to databases with Server Explorer
- Working with database tables
- Manipulating tables with the SQL Server Object Explorer
- Creating queries and custom views
- Creating stored procedures
- Comparing databases
- Building a data project in Visual Studio
- Refactoring a database object
- Deploying the database
- Connecting to Azure databases
- Deploying data projects to Azure
- Integrating Visual Studio with Entity Framework
Skill Level Beginner
Q: This course was updated on 08/23/2017. What changed?
A: The following topics were updated: installing the SSDT features and why LocalDB is essential for developers.
1. Database and Data Integration
The Azure data sources2m 35s
2. SQL Server Express LocalDB
3. Server Explorer
4. SQL Server Object Explorer
5. Queries, Views, and Stored Procedures
6. Compare databases
7. SQL Server Data Project
8. Azure Data
Get an Azure account1m 10s
9. Entity Framework
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