SQLBits 2020

Understanding Azure Active Directory for Data Professionals

Authentication and security in Azure use a different model. In this session you will learn how that works, and how to make it work for you applications.

Security is more important than ever in our interconnected world. As workloads move into Azure, our security model shifts from on-premises Active Directory to Azure Active Directory (AAD), which uses a different authentication model called OAuth. You will learn about how AAD interacts with SQL resources and other resources in Azure, and how to design authentication models for complex cloud applications and databases.