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BLOB Storage In Azure

What Is A BLOB?

How To Create A BLOB?

  1. Create a storage account
  2. Inside the storage account, create a container
  3. Inside the container, upload the blob


  1. Go to the "Storage Accounts" and click on the "+ Add" button
  2. Picture showing the Storage Accounts page with an add button for adding the new Storage Account

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  3. In the details screen, enter the details as mentioned in the figure below
  4. Picture showing the detail screen for adding the detail of Storage Account

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  5. Click on the "Review + create" button
  6. Once the validation is passed, the "Create" button will appear. Click on the button to create the storage account
  7. Once the storage account is created, click on the "Containers" button in the "Overview" section
  8. Picture showing the overview type of the storage accounts

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  9. In the next screen, click on the "+ Container" button to create the container
  10. Picture showing the screen for adding the containers in the Storage Accounts

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  11. A screen will appear where you can enter the "Name" and the "Public access level"
  12. Picture showing a screen for adding the new container

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  13. Click on the "Create" button to create the container
  14. Inside the container, you have an option to upload the data
Picture showing the option to upload data within the container

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Different Types Of BLOB

  1. Block blobs - These are used to store text and binary data
  2. Append blobs - These are used for logging data
  3. Page blobs - These are used to store virtual hard disk files for virtual machines

Posted By  -  Karan Gupta
Posted On  -  Tuesday, March 2, 2021
Updated On  -  Monday, May 10, 2021


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