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Microsoft Azure Development Cookbook Second Edition by Neil Mackenzie, Roberto Freato

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Chapter 3. Getting Storage with Blobs in Azure

In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • Managing the Azure Storage service
  • Connecting to the Azure Storage service
  • Connecting to the storage emulator
  • Managing access control for containers and blobs
  • Creating a shared access signature for a container or blob
  • Using a container-level access policy
  • Setting properties and metadata for a blob
  • Using blob directories
  • Creating and using a blob snapshot
  • Creating and using the root container for blobs
  • Uploading blocks to a block blob
  • Uploading a VHD into a page blob
  • Downloading a blob asynchronously
  • Using retry policies with blob operations
  • Leasing a blob and implementing distributed locks
  • Using the Azure Content Delivery Network (CDN)

Introduction

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