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Create an Azure SQL Datastore

Last updated: 27/05/2021

This template creates a SQL datastore in Azure Machine Learning workspace.

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Parameter Name Description
workspaceName Specifies the name of the Azure Machine Learning workspace which will hold this datastore target.
datastoreName The name of the datastore, case insensitive, can only contain alphanumeric characters and underscore
sqlServerName The SQL server name.
authenticationType Authentication type
userNameOrClientId The username of the database user or service principal/application ID.
passwordOrClientSecret The password of the database user or service principal's secret.
tenantId This is ignored if SQL Authentication is selected.
databaseName The database name.
authorityUrl Optional : Authority url used to authenticate the user.
resourceUrl Optional : Determines what operations will be performed on the database.
endpoint Optional : The endpoint of the sql server.
skipValidation Optional : If set to true, the call will skip datastore validation. Defaults to false
location The location of the Azure Machine Learning Workspace.

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