Install Azure Data CLI (
Azure Data CLI (
azdata) is a command-line utility written in Python to bootstrap and manage the data services via REST APIs.
Find latest version
The list of files for the latest version is always available at https://aka.ms/azdata.
To find your installed version and see if you need to update, run
OS specific instructions
- Install on Windows
- Install on macOS
- Install on Linux or Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL)
You can install Azure Data CLI (
azdata)on Linux with yum, apt, or zypper, or on MacOS with Homebrew installation package managers. Before these package managers were available, installation required Python and pip.
Before you proceed, you need to remove any installation of
azdata that were installed to the global system Python. The new installers or native-packages add
azdata to your path and it is impossible to know which one is first.
If you have an existing
azdata installed to the global system Python, remove it before proceeding.
To view your current installation, run the following command:
$ pip list --format columns
azdata is installed by pip it returns the package and version. For example:
Package Version ------------------- ---------- azdata-cli 15.0.X azdata-cli-app 15.0.X azdata-cli-cluster 15.0.X azdata-cli-core 15.0.X azdata-cli-hdfs 15.0.X azdata-cli-notebook 15.0.X azdata-cli-profile 15.0.X azdata-cli-spark 15.0.X azdata-cli-sql 15.0.X
The following example removes a pip installation of
$ pip freeze | grep azdata-* | xargs pip uninstall -y
After you have verified that you have removed any installation of
azdata that was installed with pip, proceed with your installation.
Use azdata with Big Data Clusters, see What are SQL Server 2019 Big Data Clusters?.
Use azdata with Azure Arc enabled data services