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Dedicated SQL pool with Transparent Encryption.

Last updated: 19/05/2022

Creates a SQL Server and a Dedicated SQL pool (formerly SQL DW) with Transparent Data Encryption.

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Parameter Name Description
sqlServerName The SQL Logical Server name.
sqlAdministratorLogin The administrator username of the SQL Server.
sqlAdministratorPassword The administrator password of the SQL Server.
databasesName The name of the Database.
transparentDataEncryption Enable/Disable Transparent Data Encryption
capacity DW Performance Level expressed in DTU (i.e. 900 DTU = DW100c)
databaseCollation The SQL Database collation.
location Resource location

Use the template


New-AzResourceGroup -Name <resource-group-name> -Location <resource-group-location> #use this command when you need to create a new resource group for your deployment
New-AzResourceGroupDeployment -ResourceGroupName <resource-group-name> -TemplateUri
Install and configure Azure PowerShell

Command line

az group create --name <resource-group-name> --location <resource-group-location> #use this command when you need to create a new resource group for your deployment
az group deployment create --resource-group <my-resource-group> --template-uri
Install and Configure the Azure Cross-Platform Command-Line Interface