SQL Assessment API provides a mechanism to evaluate the configuration of your SQL Server, Azure SQL VMs, and Managed Instances for best practices. The API is delivered with a ruleset containing best practice rules suggested by SQL Server Team. The API is built with the intent to give a highly customizable and extensible solution. Users can tune the default rules and create their own. SQL Assessment extension for Azure Data Studio provides an interface for the API. Learn more in this deep dive with Ebru Ersan, Alexander Protsenko, and Aleksei Guzev as they share these best practices and demo both the API and the extension.