This chapter covers Microsoft Azure Storage services and how to work with them. For a better understanding of what is going on behind the scenes, the Azure Storage architecture and how to secure your Azure Storage will be covered too. The best practices that need to be followed to have a highly available application are also covered. Then, we will go through client libraries, which can be used as a way of managing Azure Storage. Finally, all manually created tasks will be automated using PowerShell and the Azure CLI 2.0.
The following topics will be covered in this chapter:
- Azure Storage services
- Understanding the Azure Storage architecture
- Securing Azure Storage
- Storage design for highly available applications
- Understanding client libraries
- Automating tasks