Introduction to IaaS in Azure – Part 4 – Storage in Azure

Introduction to IaaS in Azure – Part 4 – Storage in Azure

The Microsoft Azure cloud is constantly evolving and it was time for us to refresh our Introduction to IaaS course in Azure. This is done with a complete update of the content which is now present the storage services in Azure .

On the program: the different types of storage accounts, the different storage services within a storage account: Blob, Table, Queue, File and the associated management tools. The different thirds of Blob storage: Hot / Cool / Archive. The different data redundancy options as well as their encryption. The Azure File file server service and its evolution with Azure File Sync.

To complete this and go further on the topics, some additional resources:

Storage account performance
https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-larger-higher-scale-storage-accounts/

Blobs size in Azure
https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/general-availability-larger-block-blobs-in-azure-storage/

Announcing Default Encryption for Azure Blobs, Files, Table and Queue Storage
https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-default-encryption-for-azure-blobs-files-table-and-queue-storage /

Secure transfer
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/storage/storage-require-secure-transfer

AzCopy
http://aka.ms/downloadAzCopy
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/storage/common/storage-use-azcopy-linux

Azure Storage Explorer
http://storageexplorer.com/

Azure Explorer
http://www.red-gate.com/products/azure-development/azure-explorer/

Storage Tiering
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/storage/blobs/storage-blob-storage-tiers#archive-access-tier-preview

Azure File
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/storage/files/storage-files-introduction

Azure File Sync
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/storage/files/storage-sync-files-planning
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/storage/files/ storage-files-schedule

Azure File Share Snapshot
https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-azure-files-share-snapshots-public-preview/
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/ storage / files / storage-snapshots-files
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/storage/files/storage-how-to-use-files-snapshots

Import / Export
https://azure.microsoft.com/fr-fr/pricing/details/storage-import-export/
https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/microsoft-azure-storage-import -export-announcements /

Azure Databox
https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-the-preview-for-the-azure-data-box-achievements-will-be-unlocked/
https://azure.microsoft. com / en-us / services / storage / data box /

Azure Storsimple
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/storsimple/storsimple-ova-best-practices
https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/storsimple-transition-to-newazureportal /
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/storsimple/storsimple-ova-limits
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/storsimple/storsimple-ova-best-practices

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Last but not least, don’t forget to spend time on http://microsoft.com/learn where you can find additional materials to prepare your certification.

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