Azure SDK for Python


You can find all of the Python on Azure documentation at

The Azure SDK for Python is a set of libraries which allow you to work on Azure for your management, runtime or data needs.

For a more general view of Azure and Python, you can go on the Python Developer Center for Azure


You can install individually each library for each Azure service:

$ pip install azure-batch          # Install the latest Batch runtime library
$ pip install azure-mgmt-scheduler # Install the latest Storage management library

Preview packages can be installed using the --pre flag:

$ pip install --pre azure-mgmt-compute # will install only the latest Compute Management library

More details and information about the available libraries and their status can be found in the Installation Page

System Requirements:

The supported Python versions are 2.7.x, 3.4.x, 3.5.x, 3.6.x and 3.7.x To download Python, please visit

We recommend Python Tools for Visual Studio as a development environment for developing your applications. Please visit for more information.

Need Help?:

Be sure to check out the Microsoft Azure Developer Forums on Stack Overflow if you have trouble with the provided code.

Contribute Code or Provide Feedback:

If you would like to become an active contributor to this project please follow the instructions provided in Microsoft Azure Projects Contribution Guidelines.

If you encounter any bugs with the library please file an issue in the Issues section of the project.