Walk through how to to download and install the Azure Storage Explorer software to allow us to browse and edit an Azure Storage account. This tool and others like it are essential for troubleshooting by developers and operations teams alike.
- [Narrator] Now that we have an Azure Storage account,…we need to take a look inside.…One way is to use the Azure portal.…Now click on the learn Azure today tile.…This is our first storage account.…If you did not pin it to your dashboard,…you can also search or use the storage accounts guide.…Here we see the overview panel and we can see we have…blobs, tables, queues, and files available…within this general purpose storage account.…To be able to manipulate the data in the storage account,…you probably want to use the third party tools…for particular use case.…
So in the case of blobs you might want to…upload or download tables, you might want to…manipulate data, or add or remove data from queues.…One such tool is the Microsoft Storage Explorer,…and you can download this for free.…Take a look at the documentation page.…The Azure Storage Explorer is available for…Windows, Mac, and Linux.…So click on download and go through the installer.…Once you have it installed, launch it, and then it will…prompt you to connect to an Azure storage account.…
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Azure Storage is an important part of the Microsoft Azure developer toolkit. In this course, Anton Delsink provides a high-level overview of what Azure Storage is, as well as a brief look at the options available to developers: table, file, queue, and blob-based storage. Anton starts the course with a tour of the Azure portal and an explanation of how to create both a general-purpose storage account and a Blob storage account. Next, he covers important security and deployment topics that apply across all storage options. To wrap up, he briefly goes over each storage area. For a more in-depth exploration of each storage area—files, tables, blobs, and queues—check out additional courses in the Azure Storage for Developers series.
- Creating general-purpose and Blob storage accounts
- Shared key authentication
- Using shared access signatures (SAS)
- Granting privileges with stored access policies
- Encrypting data at rest
- Deploying Azure storage accounts from the command line
- Deploying Azure storage accounts using PowerShell
- Storage types, including blobs, tables, queues, and files