Unlock power of data in Azure- With SQL Server on Linux Azure VMs and Azure AI search

In a world awash with data, the challenge lies in our ability to comprehend and engage with it seamlessly. My colleague Muazma has shed light on this topic in her insightful blog: “Chat with your data in Azure SQL Database,”.


Inspired by her work, I pondered the possibility of applying similar principles to SQL Server on Linux VMs hosted on Azure. This blog is a result of that contemplation and here are the steps that we cover in this blog:

We’ll begin by setting up a Linux-based Virtual Machine on Azure and proceed to install SQL Server on