Use PowerShell & azcopy to copy files from one Azure Storage account to another

I needed to build a script to copy files from one Azure storage account to another.  The storage accounts were in different subscriptions – but using the access keys meant this didn’t matter.  All the files were in a single folder, and there were millions of files.  I only wanted to pick up and copy the -video-…

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Fetching your Azure core count limit for each region using PowerShell (ARM)

azure core limits by region
azure core limits by region

With the move to Azure Resource Manager, it looks like the core-count limits are now per-region-per-subscription instead of just per-subscription.  How do you find out what your limits are? I was asked that question, so threw together this PowerShell script to give us the answer: Add-AzureRmAccount $regionlist = (Get-AzureLocation).Name $limits = foreach ($region in $regionlist)…

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Windows 10 IT Camps are here!

The 300 level, expert lead, one day events known as the Microsoft IT Camps are here! Get hands-on and get skilled-up quickly at no cost. Register now, while there’s still space for you and your laptop available. IT Camp: Windows 10 for Business Attend this Windows 10 IT Camp to gain a deeper understanding around…