An Introduction to Blob Storage

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This lesson is intended for those who wish to learn about the basics of Microsoft Azure storage, covering the core storage services in Azure and the different storage account types that are available. You'll watch a demonstration that shows you how to create a storage account in Microsoft Azure.

The lesson then moves on to look at the storage services in more detail: blob storage, Azure Files, Azure Queues, and Azure Tables. We'll also cover encryption and bursting.

This lesson contains hands-on demonstrations from the Azure portal so that you can see the concepts covered in this lesson put into practice. If you have any feedback relating to this lesson, feel free to reach out to us at support@cloudacademy.com.

Learning Objectives

  • Define the major components of Azure Storage
  • Understand blob storage and what it offers
  • Understand how to use Azure Files
  • Learn about Azure Queues and how to create a queue
  • Learn why and when to use an Azure Table

Intended Audience

This lesson is intended for anyone who wants to learn the basics of Azure Storage.

Prerequisites

To get the most out of this lesson, you should have a basic understanding of the Microsoft Azure platform.

 

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