What is Azure Storage?
Azure Storage provides the flexibility to store and retrieve large amounts of unstructured data, such as documents and media files with Azure Blobs; structured nosql based data with Azure Tables; reliable messages with Azure Queues, and use SMB based Azure Files for migrating on-premises applications to the cloud.
Azure Storage is a tool in the Cloud Storage category of a tech stack.
Who uses Azure Storage?
150 companies reportedly use Azure Storage in their tech stacks, including Microsoft, Starbucks, and Practo.
352 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Azure Storage.
Azure Storage Integrations
Microsoft Azure, Auth0, Azure Cosmos DB, Azure Functions, and Transloadit are some of the popular tools that integrate with Azure Storage. Here's a list of all 13 tools that integrate with Azure Storage.
Pros of Azure Storage
All-in-one storage solution
Pay only for data used regardless of disk size
Shared drive mapping
Cheapest hot and cloud storage
Azure Storage's Features
- Blobs, Tables, Queues, and Files
- Highly scalable
- Durable & highly available
- Premium Storage
- Designed for developers
Azure Storage Alternatives & Comparisons
What are some alternatives to Azure Storage?
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Azure Redis Cache
It perfectly complements Azure database services such as Cosmos DB. It provides a cost-effective solution to scale read and write throughput of your data tier. Store and share database query results, session states, static contents, and more using a common cache-aside pattern.
Amazon Simple Storage Service provides a fully redundant data storage infrastructure for storing and retrieving any amount of data, at any time, from anywhere on the web
Azure Cosmos DB
Azure DocumentDB is a fully managed NoSQL database service built for fast and predictable performance, high availability, elastic scaling, global distribution, and ease of development.
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