How to create a Virtual Machine in Azure with Windows SQL Server.

Create a SQL Server Windows VM

In Azure, search for Azure SQL.

Change the size settings to your desire configuration. The settings below are for testing/trying things out.

  • Click Create
  • On SQL virtual machines select an image such as Free SQL Server License: SQL Server 2022 Developer on Windows Server 2022
  • Click Create
  • Select a resource group
  • Enter a name like sqlserver
  • Choose the lowest size with 4GB like Standard B2s -2 vcpus, 4GiB
  • Enter user/pwd
  • Public inbound ports. Keep RDP.
  • Licensing
    • Don’t select Would you like to use an existing license? if you don’t have one.
  • In