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Azure Storage is a Microsoft-managed service providing cloud storage that is highly available, secure, durable, scalable, and redundant. Azure Storage includes Azure Blobs (objects), Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2, Azure Files, Azure Queues, and Azure Tables.

Getting Started

Getting Started

  1. 11/8/2016, Video, 0:04:19
    Learn how to get started using Azure Storage services including blobs, tables, files, and queues from Windows and Linux.
  2. 4/29/2015, Video, 0:56:44
    Cloud, on premise, and mobile applications are all increasingly using cloud storage. Azure Storage is a cloud storage service which provides scalability, durability, and...
  3. 11/16/2017, Trainings
    Understanding the storage capabilities in Azure can ensure an optimal infrastructure deployment and that you're using the right type of service while minimizing how much your...
  4. 11/16/2017, Trainings
    Understanding the storage capabilities in Azure can ensure an optimal infrastructure deployment and that you're using the right type of service while minimizing how much your...
  5. 9/28/2016, Video, 1:08:59
    The benefits of Cloud to IT organizations is undeniable, yet many of you are in early stages of plotting out your journey to the Cloud. Microsoft Azure IaaS is a collection of...
  6. 6/20/2016, Tool
    Microsoft Azure Storage Explorer (Preview) is a standalone app from Microsoft that allows you to easily work with Azure Storage data on Windows, OSX and Linux.
  7. 9/28/2017, Video, 1:12:13
    Microsoft Azure provides a broad range of services for working with data. Using these services well requires knowing at least a little bit about all of them. In this session,...

Azure Storage News

7/6/2020, James Serra's Blog
On the heels of More Azure Blob Storage enhancements come more enhancements for Azure Data Lake Store Gen2 (ADLS Gen2): Archive tier is now GA: The archive tier provides an ultra-low cost tier...
6/17/2020, Service Updates
Geo-zone-redundant storage (GZRS) and read-access geo-zone-redundant storage (RA-GZRS) are now generally available, offering intra-regional and inter-regional high availability and disaster...
6/17/2020, Service Updates
Customer-initiated Storage account failover is now generally available, allowing you to determine when to initiate a failover instead of waiting for Microsoft to do so.
5/26/2020,
  To help you secure your IoT solution from exposure to the public internet, we’re announcing two Azure IoT Hub features to support the virtual network (VNet) connectivity pattern: IoT Hub now...
5/25/2020, James Serra's Blog
I recently blogged about Query Acceleration for ADLS, which also applies to Azure Blob storage. Now there are more new features for blog storage that I will talk about. Blob index preview:...
5/19/2020, Service Updates
Routing preferences provide the flexibility to optimize traffic to your Storage account for premium network performance by using the Microsoft global network, or to help lower costs using the...
5/14/2020, Service Updates
Private endpoints for Azure Storage are now generally available in the Azure Government region. Private endpoints provide secure connectivity to Azure Storage from an Azure virtual network....
Today, we are announcing the general availability of Geo-Zone-Redundant Storage (GZRS)—providing protection against regional disasters and Account failover—allowing you to determine when to...
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5/4/2020, James Serra's Blog
Just announced is Query Acceleration for Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 (ADLS) as well as Blob Storage. This is a new capability for ADLS that enables applications and analytics frameworks to...
4/8/2020, Azure Podcast
Program Manager Tierney Wixted talks to us about the highly successful OpenHack program run by Microsoft which runs free, challenge-based coaching experiences for various Azure technologies. She...
New capabilities in Azure Government include Azure Premium Files to help you achieve the next level of performance and Azure Blob Storage for scalable, cost-effective clo
Today, we are announcing the general availability for server-side encryption (SSE) with customer-managed keys (CMK) for Azure Managed Disks. Azure customers have benefited from server-side...
We're announcing the general availability of incremental snapshots of Azure Managed Disks, which gives customers a cost-effective point-in-time backup for Managed Disks.
3/17/2020, Service Updates
Azure Private Link now includes multiple new services available in Preview and GA.
3/13/2020, Service Updates
Private Endpoints provide secure connectivity to Azure Storage from a Azure virtual network (VNet). On-premises networks can also securely connect to a storage account using a private endpoint...