Data persistence is at the core of any line of business application. While some companies may have a dedicated database administrator, in many smaller companies the developer wears many hats including database administrator. In this course, Microsoft Azure Developer: Managing Azure SQL Database, you will learn foundational knowledge of the tools available to create, update, and manage an Azure SQL Database. First, you will learn how to migrate the database schema as your application iterates through versions. Next, you will discover several of the layers available to secure access to your database and the information that it contains. Finally, you will explore how to manage the performance of your database to meet ever growing demands. When you’re finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of Azure SQL Database necessary to support your database needs.