When establishing an enterprise class Data Platform based on Microsoft Azure, several tools are handy and beneficial. This article will list and explain some of the recommended tools, which will make the daily operation efficient.

The article lists and explains the following tools:

  • Azure Portal
  • PowerShell
  • Storage Explorer
  • Azure Cosmos DB Data Migration Tool
  • Visual Studio [Code]
  • Service Bus Explorer
  • SQL Management Studio
  • AdlCopy
  • AzCopy
  • Data Catalog Publishing App
  • Web Platform Installer
  • Gateways

If you would like more details about this, please read this article on Microsoft TechNet. It was recently awarded Azure Technical Guru Gold Award for June 2017.