TechEd2014 : Azure Storage

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Recap of my session at Microsoft TechEd 2014 – Microsoft Azure Storage

Azure Storage is a cloud based storage offering which is hosted in 16 regions across the world.

Links:

blogs.msdn.com/b/windowsazurestorage

azure.microsoft.com/storage

Azure Storage offerings:

1> BLOBS

  • An object store for unstructured data
  • REST API access only
  • Flat namespace
  • Up to 60 MB/sec throughput

  • Up to 1TB/BLOB

  • Charged by storage actual consumption

2> Disks

  • Network mounted virtual disk (inside of Azure for Azure-based VMs)
  • Stored in BLOB
  • up to 1TB Disk
  • Max 8KB IOPS – 500 IOPS
  • Snapshot and copy
  • Up to 60MB/sec throughput
  • Disks are exclusive to a single VM

3> Tables

  • noSQL cloud store
  • Odata protocol (AtomPub or JSON)

4> Queues

  • Reliable messaging system
  • Low latency, high throughput

5> Files (new offering as of May 2014)

  • Azure File Share – SMB and REST
  • SMB 2.1
  • Up to 5TB File Shares
  • Up to 1TB file

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