In the previous article we have seen how to
connect and create database using the SQL Server Management Portal application. In this article we can explore how to create create
table, views, run sql queries on it etc.
to SQL Azure Management Portal
We need to sign in to the SQL Azure
Management Portal before continuing with the topics. Use the database url for signing in. (eg: https://server.database.windows.net)
Now we can explore how to create a table
using the management portal. After
selecting the database, click on the New
Table button to get the table creation screen.
Within a few seconds you will get the
following screen for table creation.
Enter the table details. I have
named the table as Car and entered 3 columns.
Click on the Save button to save the table.
The left side tree view provides access to
all tables, views and stored procedures in the current database.
For accessing the table, click on the Tables item as shown above.
Click on the Data button from the Car table row to view the data inside it.
We can use the Add Row button to create new rows in the table. After entering the records, use the Save button to commit the changes.
Without using the Save button the records will not be saved in the database. This is an important point in dealing with
Views, Stored Procedures
Similar to the way of table creation, we
can create Views and Stored Procedures using the ribbon toolbar buttons.
For creating views, use the New View button.
For creating stored procedures, use the New Stored Procedure button.
You can write and execute SQL query on the
database using the New Query button
from the ribbon toolbar.
On clicking the button, the following query
Enter the query "SELECT * FROM Car" and
click the execute button. You will see
the results as shown below. (If you cannot see the results, make sure
you clicked the Save button in the
record creation screen)
In this article we have explored table
creation, running sql query on the SQL Azure Management Studio web application.