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Creating And Mounting An Azure File Share


A file server provides organizations with a system to centrally store, manage, and access files within a network, such as documents, images, videos, logs, etc. With file servers, users can easily share and collaborate on files with others. Azure Files is a fully managed file share solution that aims to replace or supplement on-premises file servers. It is a platform as a service (PaaS) offering by Microsoft Azure that is accessible by SMB and NFS protocol and Azure Files Rest API. You can mount Azure files using Windows, Linux, and macOS workstations. Azure files have many benefits, including the following: [...]

Creating And Mounting An Azure File Share2023-03-20T03:28:28+00:00

Azure Archive Storage


Bookmarks Features Use Cases Pricing Validate Your Knowledge Azure Archive Storage Cheat Sheet Store rarely accessed data which are held for a period of 180 days. Snapshots are not applicable to archive storage. Features It supports 2 rehydrate priorities: High and Standard Standard (Default) - rehydration request may take up to 15 hours. High - rehydration request may finish in under 1 hour for objects under 10 GB in size. Long-term backup, secondary backup, and archival datasets Lowest storage costs but the highest data rehydrate and access costs To read data in archive [...]

Azure Archive Storage2023-03-20T02:12:41+00:00

Azure Table Storage


Azure Table Storage Cheat Sheet A NoSQL key-value store for large semi-structured datasets. Supports flexible data schema. Performs OData-based queries Features Allows you to store and query huge sets of structured, non-relational data. And as demand grows, your tables will scale-out. Scale-up without having to manually shard your dataset. The data is replicated three times within a region using geo-redundant storage. An entity has a limit of 1MB in size. Store data sets that do not require complex joins, foreign keys, or stored procedures, and can be denormalized for fast access. Table storage is used to store flexible data sets [...]

Azure Table Storage2023-03-20T03:20:30+00:00

Azure Queue Storage


Azure Queue Storage Cheat Sheet Durable queues for large-volume cloud services. Store large numbers of messages. Queue messages may have a size of up to 64 KB. Features Asynchronous message queueing to communicate between components of the application. Built to be scalable and withstand the failure of individual components Monitor the length of the queue to add elasticity to your application, and hibernate or deploy additional nodes depending on customer demand. Azure Queue Storage Pricing No upfront cost and termination fees. You only pay for what you use. Azure Queue Storage Resources: https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/services/storage/queues/ https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/storage/queues/storage-queues-introduction [...]

Azure Queue Storage2023-03-20T03:28:55+00:00

Azure Files


Bookmarks Features Storage Tiers Supported Devices Encryption Networking Azure File Sync Validate Your Knowledge Azure Files Cheat Sheet Offers fully managed cloud-based file storage that can be accessed through the industry-standard server message block (SMB) protocol. Features Mount your Azure File share from Windows, Linux, or macOS. Azure File Sync enables you to access your data from SMB, REST, or even on-premises. Encrypt data at rest and in transit using SMB 3.0 and HTTPS. Lift and shift applications to the cloud, where the application data is moved to Azure Files, [...]

Azure Files2023-03-20T02:41:53+00:00

Azure Disk Storage


Bookmarks Features Disk Types Encryption Pricing Validate Your Knowledge Azure Disk Storage Cheat Sheet Block-level storage volumes for Azure Virtual Machines Disk Storage is a managed disk that is designed for 99.999% availability. You can create 50,000 VM disks for each region. Features Different types of storage options: Standard HDD, Standard SSD, Premium SSD, and Ultra Disk volumes up to 64 TiB. The OS disk has a maximum capacity of 4,095 GiB. The maximum size of the data disk is 32,767 GiB. Managed disks are integrated with the availability sets to ensure [...]

Azure Disk Storage2023-03-20T02:34:31+00:00

Azure Blob Storage


Bookmarks Blob Types Supported Access Tiers Features Security Validate Your Knowledge Azure Blob Storage Cheat Sheet Binary Large Object Object storage solution for the cloud Stores all types of files: image, video, audio, log files backups, etc. Storage Account Unique namespace in Azure for your data If your storage account name is tutorialsdojo, then the default endpoint for Blob storage is: http://tutorialsdojo.blob.core.windows.net Container Organizes a set of blobs that are similar to a directory in a file system. Blob Types Block  Store binary and text data up to 4.7 TB. Preview larger [...]

Azure Blob Storage2023-03-20T02:16:04+00:00

Azure Storage Overview


Bookmarks Types of Storage Accounts Security Pricing Validate Your Knowledge Azure Storage Overview Cheat Sheet An Azure storage account contains blobs, files, queues, tables, and disks. Types of Storage Accounts: General-purpose (v2 and v1), BlockBlobStorage, FileStorage, and BlobStorage All storage accounts are encrypted using Storage Service Encryption (SSE) for data at rest Storage accounts endpoints: Blob storage: https://tutorialsdojo.blob.core.windows.net Table storage: https://tutorialsdojo.table.core.windows.net Queue storage: https://tutorialsdojo.queue.core.windows.net Azure Files: https://tutorialsdojo.file.core.windows.net Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2: https://tutorialsdojo.dfs.core.windows.net Access tiers are: Hot, Cool, and Archive Hot Highest storage costs, but lowest access costs Store data that is accessed [...]

Azure Storage Overview2023-03-20T03:35:28+00:00

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