Need to expose SQL Azure database via REST API? Let Skyvia do it for you! Our cloud service allows you to almost instantly restify your SQL Azure database with no coding and very little configuration required.
Use Skyvia as a middleware API layer for your database and let various client application to consume your data via the web. Connect your database to web and mobile applications, etc. With Skyvia there is no need to create and host a middleware service, exposing your data via web API.
Skyvia allows you to easily expose your SQL Azure data via OData - RESTful API for data access and manipulation.
OData is a widely accepted open standard for data access over the Internet. It can be used for exposing any kind of data and is supported in a number of data-related applications and technologies.
OData provides simple data consumption and allows access from any platform or device without requiring any drivers or client libraries. It offers lots of features, like uniform URL conventions for field selection, sorting, filtering, various functions, etc., full CRUD support built on REST principles - via HTTP GET, POST, PUT, PATCH, DELETE requests, JSON or XML data formats for data, all the necessary metadata information, and others.
Create a RESTful OData service for your SQL Azure database in minutes without a line of code! Expose your tables via drag-n-drop, include or exclude fields visually, and Skyvia Connect will take the rest.
You don't need to give credentials to the exposed SQL Azure database. Instead define user names and passwords to your OData endpoint on the Skyvia side. If this is not enough, you can also limit access to the allowed IPs and IP ranges.
Skyvia logs all connections to your Connect OData services with user accounts and IP addresses, all their requests and queries. Whenever necessary you can monitor which users access your data and what they do with them.
Create a connection to your SQL Azure.
Select entities and fields to expose in convenient GUI. If necessary, create user accounts and specify IPs to allow access from.
Simply copy the result HTTPS link to your endpoint and share it with clients or paste to your OData consumer applications.