Using Azure File and Blob Storage with Azure VMs – Step by Step


Azure provides different storage solutions that enterprises can use. This article will go through how we can use two main features of Azure Storage – Azure Files and Azure Blobs. Azure Files typically can be used to replace an enterprise’s on-prem file server or NAS devices. We can mount Azure Files on a cloud or on-prem VM. Azure Blob can be used where a vast amount of data needs to be stored and accessed. As the usage and cost are different for both types of storage, they should be used judiciously. The Introduction to the core Azure Storage services describes these