We usually have service requests when our customers, using different drivers, need to know the connection latency, execution time spent or validate the connection, in this article you could find an example code to perform this operation.
We received feedback to test using directly in CloudShell without deploying or having Virtual Machine on Azure. In this URL you could find the version for CloudShell.
Unfortunately, this CloudShell. version only supports SQLCLIENT and ODBC but the remaining features are the same.