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Azure for Developers. - Second Edition

By : Kamil Mrzygłód
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Book Image

Azure for Developers. - Second Edition

5 (1)
By: Kamil Mrzygłód

Overview of this book

Microsoft Azure is currently one of the fastest growing public cloud service providers thanks to its sophisticated set of services for building fault-tolerant and scalable cloud-based applications. This second edition of Azure for Developers will take you on a journey through the various PaaS services available in Azure, including Azure App Service, Azure Functions, and Azure SQL Databases, showing you how to build a complete and reliable system with ease. Throughout the book, you’ll discover ways to enhance your skills when building cloud-based solutions leveraging different SQL/NoSQL databases, serverless and messaging components, containerized solutions, and even search engines such as Azure Cognitive Search. That’s not all!! The book also covers more advanced scenarios such as scalability best practices, serving static content with Azure CDN, and distributing loads with Azure Traffic Manager, Azure Application Gateway, and Azure Front Door. By the end of this Azure book, you’ll be able to build modern applications on the Azure cloud using the most popular and promising technologies to make your solutions reliable, stable, and efficient.
Table of Contents (32 chapters)
Part 1: PaaS and Containers
Part 2: Serverless and Reactive Architecture
Part 3: Storage, Messaging, and Monitoring
Part 4: Performance, Scalability, and Maintainability

Storing data in ADLS Gen2

Because ADLS Gen2 is all about storing data, in this section of the chapter, you will see how you can store different files, use permissions to restrict access to them, and organize your instance. The important thing to remember here is the fact that you are not limited to using big data tools to store or access data stored within a service—if you manage to communicate with the ADLS protocol, you can easily operate on files using C#, JavaScript, or any other kind of programming language.

The first thing to cover will be using the Azure portal to navigate through our files.

Using the Azure portal for navigation

To get started with working with files in the Azure portal, you will have to click on the Storage browser button, as illustrated in the following screenshot:

Figure 18.5 – Using Storage browser

Once you click on it, you will see a new screen where you are given...