Create Your Database

After deploying your cluster, you are ready to create a database. When creating tables in your database, you can choose between columnstore and a rowstore tables, depending on whether your workload is analytical or transactional.

This guide explains how to create a database using the CREATE DATABASE command. After you have set up your database, navigate to the Physical Database Schema Design topic. In this topic, first study the Concepts of Physical Database Schema Design and then move on to the Procedures for Physical Database Schema Design.