A while ago I wrote a blog post about Azure SQL Data Warehouse and Power BI which I explained how to install a new instance of Azure SQL Data Warehouse and how to visualise your Azure SQL DW data in Power BI. In this post I explain how to query an Azure SQL DW in SSMS and Visual Studio.
Querying Azure SQL Data Warehouse from Visual Studio
Prior the latest release of SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 2016, the only available tool for querying an Azure SQL Data Warehouse was SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT) for Visual Studio 2013 or 2015. Here is how you can use SSDT 2015 to query an Azure SQL Data Warehouse:
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In the previous post I announced that I will speak in “Visualising Your Azure SQL Data Warehouse with Power BI” webinar on 23 Jan 2016. The webinar host was Pass Business Intelligence Virtual Chapter. It was such an amazing experience for me to speak in the webinar and I would like to thank all 105 attendees. The attendees showed their enthusiasm by asking lots of questions during the webinar.
In this webinar I demonstrated:
- How to install Azure SQL DW in Azure Portal
- How to configure firewall settings from Azure Portal and SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 2016
- How to connect directly from Azure SQL DW to Power BI Service and the other way around
- How to visualise you Azure SQL DW data warehouse data with Power BI Desktop (both Data Import and DirectQuery scenarios)
- Comparing the features of different scenarios that helps you finding the best for your use cases
and much more…
You can see and download the session materials as follows.
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It’s such an honor that I’m invited to speak in Pass Business Intelligence Virtual Chapter webinar which will be held on 23 Jan 2016. I would be very happy to have you all in the webinar.
You can register here.
You can register and subscribe for Pass upcoming events here.
- Introduction to Power BI
- Introduction to Azure SQL Data Warehouse
- Azure SQL Data Warehouse Installation/Configuration
- Connecting Directly from Azure SQL Data Warehouse to Power BI Service
- Creating Simple Reports on Power BI Service
- Visualising Azure SQL Data Warehouse Using Power BI Desktop
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