Azure Resources & Tools

This is basically a dumping area of useful tools/utilities for helping to work with and manage Azure resources that I have come across in my travels.

AZ Copy (https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/storage/storage-use-azcopy)
AzCopy is a Windows command-line utility designed for copying data to and from Microsoft Azure Blob, File, and Table storage using simple commands with optimal performance. You can copy data from one object to another within your storage account, or between storage accounts.

Azure Resource Explorer (https://resources.azure.com)
Azure Resource Explorer is a new web site where you can easily discover the Azure Resource Management APIs, get API documentation and make actual API calls directly in your own subscriptions.

Azure Active Directory Module (http://connect.microsoft.com/site1164/Downloads/DownloadDetails.aspx?DownloadID=59185)
You can use the Azure Active Directory Module for Windows PowerShell cmdlets for Azure AD administrative tasks such as user management, domain management and for configuring single sign-on.
Can also be installed used cmdlet: Install-Module AzureADPreview

Microsoft Azure Active Directory Connect (https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=47594)
Azure AD Connect allows you to quickly onboard to Azure AD and Office 365. Integrating your on-premises directories with Azure AD makes your users more productive by providing a common identity for accessing both cloud and on-premises resources.

Microsoft Azure Storage Explorer (http://storageexplorer.com/)
Microsoft Azure Storage Explorer is a standalone app from Microsoft that allows you to easily work with Azure Storage data on Windows, macOS and Linux.

 

Azure Cost Calculators

Azure SQL Database DTU Calculator http://dtucalculator.azurewebsites.net/
Web page used to calculate your estimated SQL Storage costs.



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