Tag: Azure-Storage

Azure portal Migrate Azure Data Lake Storage from Gen1 to Gen2
By: Date: 30/05/2022 Categories: azure Tags:

Gen2 migrate using the Azure portal, follow the below steps: Step 1: Assess readiness Verify RBAC role assignments Migrate Azure Data Lake Analytics workloads (if any) Step 2: Create a storage account with Gen2 capabilities Step 3: Migrate data using the Azure portal Step 4: Migrate workloads and applications Step 1: Verify RBAC role assignments For Gen2, ensure that…

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Use AzCopy
By: Date: 31/12/2021 Categories: azure Tags:

An alternative method for transferring data is AzCopy. AzCopy v10 is the next-generation command-lineutility for copying data to/from Microsoft Azure Blob and File storage, which offers a redesigned command-line interface and new architecture for high-performance reliable data transfers. Using AzCopy, youcan copy data between a file system and a storage account, or between storage accounts….

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How to set Azure blob for Immutable storage
By: Date: 01/08/2021 Categories: azure Tags: ,

Immutable storage for Azure blob that enables users to store business-critical data in a WORM (Write Once, Read Many) state. Immutable storage supports two types of policies:Time-based retention Legal holdSelect from Azure PortalTime-based retention Immutable storage supports two types of policies: Time-based retention Time-based retention allows users to add policies and store data for a…

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Shared disks on Azure Disk Storage are now generally available on all Premium SSD and Standard SSD sizes
By: Date: 20/07/2021 Categories: azure Tags:

With shared disks, Azure Disk Storage is the only shared block storage in the cloud that supports both Windows and Linux based clustered or distributed applications to run your most demanding enterprise applications – like clustered databases, parallel file systems, stateful containers, and machine learning applications – in the cloud, without compromising on well-known deployment…

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Zone redundant storage (ZRS) option for Azure managed disks in public preview
By: Date: 14/05/2021 Categories: azure Tags:

Zone redundant storage (ZRS) option for Azure managed disks is now available on Premium SSDs and Standard SSDs in public preview in West Europe, North Europe, West US 2 and France Central regions. Disks with ZRS provide synchronous replication of data across the zones in a region, enabling disks to tolerate zonal failures which may…

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General availability: Announcing lower pricing for provisioned throughput on Azure Ultra Disks
By: Date: 14/05/2021 Categories: azure Tags:

As part of our commitment to delivering the best possible value for Azure customers, we are announcing a price reduction on provisioned throughput for Azure Ultra Disks by 65%. The new pricing is effective May 1st, 2021, and applies to all the regions where Ultra Disks are available. Azure Ultra Disks offer high throughput, high IOPS, and consistent low latency…

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Ultra Disk Storage for HPC and GPU VMs
By: Date: 10/05/2021 Categories: azure Tags:

Ultra Disks Ultra Disks are the highest performance tier of Azure managed disks for data-intensive workloads. They deliver high throughput and IOPS, and consistent low latency disk storage. Customers can dynamically change the performance of the disks without the need to restart your virtual machines (VM). For HPC/AI workloads, the Ultra Disks can be used as a…

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Azure Storage — Attribute-based Access Control (ABAC) now available for preview
By: Date: 07/05/2021 Categories: azure Tags:

Attribute-based access control (ABAC) is an authorization strategy that defines access levels based on attributes associated with security principals, resources, requests, and the environment. Azure ABAC builds on role-based access control (RBAC) by adding conditions to Azure role assignments in the existing identity and access management (IAM) system. This preview includes support for role assignment conditions on Blobs…

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Append blob support in Azure Data Lake Storage is now generally available
By: Date: 07/05/2021 Categories: azure Tags:

Append blobs provide a simple and effective way of adding new content to the end of a file or blob when the existing content does not need to be modified. This makes append blobs great for applications such as logging that need to add information to existing files efficiently and continuously.  Until now, only block blobs were supported…

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Azure Storage Explorer v1.18.0 is now generally available
By: Date: 18/03/2021 Categories: azure Tags:

Azure Storage Explorer helps you upload, download, and manage the data you store in Azure Storage.   This month we released version v1.18.0 which includes the following new capabilities: Decrease startup and load time of Storage Explorer. New connection flow to make it easier to specify the type of resource. For faster data transfer, Storage Explorer now uses…

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Using Service Principal with AzCopy & Azure CLI to manage blobs in Storage Account
By: Date: 06/03/2021 Categories: azure Tags:

In this blog we will look at using service principals with AzCopy and Azure CLI to connect to storage accounts and manage blob data. An Azure service principal is an identity created for use with applications, hosted services, and automated tools to access Azure resources. This access is restricted by the roles assigned to the…

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