Introduction to Azure Data Studio​ ​(ADS): An Explorer's Guide

By Amy Coughlin

Add Azure Data Studio to your data tooling arsenal, with a modern UI and a rich set of cloud-first features.

1 hour
  • 9 Lessons
  • 1 Hands-On Lab
  • 1 Course Quiz

About the course

Get ready to go on a journey and explore Azure Data Studio (ADS)!

With an exploration of the user interface and plenty of hands-on demonstrations, you will gain experience working with the tool and connecting to various data sources — both local and cloud based. This course will also introduce many of the unique features of ADS that will help you with visualizing data and sharing data insights with others. By the end of the course, you will be able to get started with ADS, configure multiple data connections, understand how to configure secure connections, customize the user interface, and gain an understanding of how to use widgets/visualizations as well as SQL Notebooks.

  • Chapter 1 10 Lessons Introduction to Azure Data Studio​ ​(ADS): An Explorer's Guide 2:00:04

    At the Trailhead: Course Introduction


    Getting the Lay of the Land: The ADS User Interface


    Packing Your Knapsack: Set Up ADS


    Rambling Down a Familiar Trail: The SQL Query Editor


    Setting Up Camp: Customize Your Workspace


    Capturing Memories: Visualizations and Widgets


    Blazing New Trails: Create SQL Notebooks in ADS


    Use Azure Data Studio to Perform 10 Fundamental SQL Queries in Azure

    45:00 Hands-On Lab

    Introduction to Azure Data Studio

    15:00 Quiz

    End of the Trail: Conclusion and What’s Next


What are Hands-on Labs

What's the difference between theoretical knowledge and real skills? Practical real-world experience. That's where Hands-on Labs come in! Hands-on Labs are guided, interactive experiences that help you learn and practice real-world scenarios in real cloud environments. Hands-on Labs are seamlessly integrated in courses, so you can learn by doing.

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