Microsoft Azure SQL Database

Last modified: September 26, 2019
Connection Type

ODBC, OLEDB (32- and 64-bit)

Driver Configuration Requirements

You must append the server name to the Login ID within the Microsoft Azure SQL Database DSN Configuration window. For example:

If a Login ID is user123-admin and the server name is, you would enter for the Login ID.

Driver Details

The ODBC and OLEDB drivers are contained in the SQL Server Native Client. 
32-bit can be downloaded here.
64-bit can be downloaded here.

Bulk write support is available for standard and in-database workflows.

In-Database processing requires 64-bit database drivers.

Type of Support

Read & Write, In-Database

Validated On

ODBC Driver 11, 13, 13.1 for SQL Server

Alteryx tools used to connect

Standard workflow processing

In-Database workflow processing

Select Microsoft SQL Server as the Data Source.

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Connect In-DB Tool

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Data Stream In Tool

Write Support

    • Alteryx recommends using the bulk connection. Select Other Databases > SQL Server Bulk when configuring the Output tool database connection.
    • Write functionality is limited to creating new tables or replacing tables.
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