How To Create Storage Account In Microsoft Azure

Now I’m going to explain about how to create a Storage account in Microsoft Azure and also show storage account services performance.

Introduction

Now I’m going to explain about  how to create a storage account in Microsoft Azure and also show storage acccount services performance. 

Prerequisites

  • An Azure Subscription.

What is Azure Storage?

Azure Storage is Microsoft's cloud storage solution for modern data storage scenarios. A storage device is a core function and fundamental component of  any computer which holds the data and information temporarily or permanently. Storage is usually measured in multiples of bytes.  And it can also be external to a computer, server or any computing device. A computer basically consists of multiple storage devices including Cache, RAM, hard disk, optical disk drive and externally connected USB devices. 

Azure Storage features are:

  • Easy to Access
  • Accessible from anywhere in the world over HTTP or HTTPS.
  • Azure Storage provides a variety of languages .NET, Java, Node.js, Python, PHP, Ruby, Go, and etc.
  • Azure Storage is durable and highly available.
  • All data written to Azure Storage is encrypted by the service.
  • Azure Storage controls and monitors your data very securely.

Follow the below steps to create an Azure storage account

Step 1

Sign in to your Azure portal account

(https://www.portal.azure.com).

Step 2

Click  Create Resource which automatically opens a new option window.

Azure Storage

 Here  we can see the new option.

Step 3

Choose the storage option then then click  Storage Account.

Azure Storage

Step 4

This step is a main part of creating a Storage Account. Type the name of your account. Your account must be unique.  Click on the Create button.

Azure Storage

 

The  deployment  process happens on this page. 

Azure Storage

Step 5

Now we can see the Deployment Succeeded Notification .

Azure Storage

 

Step 6

After deployment  choose  create storage account then open  the Storage account overview.

Azure Storage

 

Step 7

 Azure Storage account provides diffferent service for storing the different data . 

Azure Storage

 

They are four different  Storage Services,

  • BLOB STORAGE
    Blob service  includes large files that are unstructured, such as images, video, music files, backup files etc. Blob storage can be divided into two access tiers.

    Hot access tier -- data which is accessed frequently .

    Cold access tier -- data which is not accessed very often.

  • QUEUE STORAGE
    The Queue Storage service is used to exchange messages between components.

    The Azure Queue service is used to store and retrieve messages. Queue messages can be up to 64 KB in size, and a queue can contain millions of messages. 

  • FILE STORAGE
    Azure file storage makes it easy to move applications and regular file shares to the cloud. File storage uses the SMB 2.1 or 3.0 protocol. It can be accessed by multiple applications simultaneously. 

  • TABLE STORAGE
    Azure Table storage is now part of Azure Cosmos DB.

    Table storage  is preferred for tabular data, which is ideal for key-value NoSQL data storage. 

Step 8

If you want to see your Storage accounts Click the Storage Account Option.

Azure Storage

 

Conclusion

I hope you understand how  to create Azure Storage Account and its Service Storage. If you’ve got something to add, please do add a comment below!