Moving Microsoft Azure Resources Using PowerShell

One of the common tasks as an azure administrator you should know it when you deployed azure resource on resource group related for testing as example and you need to move it to new resource group or resource group of production we can do this activity with one PowerShell command and if you are not interested in PowerShell don’t worry you can do also from Azure Portal.

Alert 💣:Moving Azure resource will create new resource id this meaning if you any subscription or APP referencing this resource-id it will break be caution ✍ (Read More, Document the Steps, Test the Steps ) then do your implementation

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Moving Azure Resource Using Azure Portal

Open Microsoft Azure Portal select the source resource group and from the top, you have two option (Move or Change) both you will direct you to move your resource by the selecting the resource you need to move it then the new resource group (Destination) during this steps you can create new resource group easily.

Moving Azure Resource using PowerShell

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Azure Storage Account and Log Analytics

Monitoring Azure Storage activities depend on Azure activity log services and to access this activity log we have three options and to know more information about Azure Storage account check below posts and for all of my posts in azure check this link (Latest Microsoft Azure Articles and Posts)

Activity log: it is like the event viewer in windows when you open the storage account you will find in the left side activity log if you open it you will find all of the activities you do it and when and who do it

Activity log on azure storage account

Log analytics: Search about log analytics on the Azure portal search and create new work space then on the left you will find container call “Work space data source” under it you will find Azure activity log if you click on it you will find your azure subscription just only connect the subscription to the log analytics then Go for the left side again and select Log and from here you can query your activity log using KQL query (Kusto Query Language). Look at this post to know more information about (Microsoft Azure Log Analytics).

Microsoft azure Log Analytics

Log Analytics on Activity log: we can add Log analytics as a solution on the activity log on Azure storage account to do that ( You Should Create first step 2 Log Analytics workspace > open Storage account > in the left side select activity log > on the top right side click on log > add > Select the log analytics Workspace you created it > then save > the refresh) IF you return to Log Analytics workspace in the left side select solution you will find the solution you created it.

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Create Storage Account Using PowerShell and CLI Command

before Creating the Storage account i recommend to read these two articles (Microsoft Azure Storage Kind and Architecture & Managing and implementing Azure storage) first to know more information about the choices and options for Storage account. For more information about the all of the previous Posts and Articles related to Microsoft Azure services (Latest Microsoft Azure Articles and Posts)

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To create Storage account we should know some information needed for create process

  • Storage account Name: The name should be unique.
  • Resource Group: Storage account services should be created under resource group and it is recommended both to be in the same location for Example “East US”.
  • Location: Location of the Storage account it deepened on it the features of the storage account because not all features supported on all locations.
  • Account Kind: We have 5 Types (V1, V2, BlobStorage, BlockBlobStorage, FileStorge)
  • Storage Replication: Microsoft provide 6 types of replications depended on the locations and the storage account kind (LRS, ZRS, GRS, RA-GRS, GZRS, RA-GZRS)
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Azure Data Explorer Cluster

Azure Data Explorer it is fully Microsoft managed services for data analytics that we can use it for real time analysis for big large of data streaming. With azure data Explorer we will have the availability to ingest massive of data from multiple sources and with azure data explorer we can start to query this massive of record using KQL (Kusto Query Language).

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How to Export data from Azure SQL DB

Most of the peoples now looking for how to migrate the DB from on-premises to Azure and for this subjects, Microsoft provided us multiple solutions and services can be used for this request and for more information you can check my post (How to Migrate Database to Azure) that l already explained all of these services on it.But the question now can we take a backup from Azure SQL DB and restore it on our local SQL Server on-premises?

Answer yes but not with a normal process we know it backup and restore to know more information about azure backup check my post (Backup Tips on SQL Azure) we will use bacpac file using the Export option in Azure portal

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  • How to Export Azure SQL Database.
  • How to check Blob Files on Azure storage account
  • How to Copy the bacpac file.
  • How to import bacpac file into SQL Server
  • Notes and considerations
  • Resources and references
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