Azure 101 – Azure Storage Accounts

In this video I go over Azure Storage Accounts.  What they are and how to deploy and access one.  I start by reviewing the characteristics such as access tiers and different blob types.  I then walk through setting one up, create a SAS token for access and use storage explore to upload a blob file.

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Write Data from PowerShell to Azure Table Storage

I worked on a project recently that wrote data from PowerShell into a CSV file.  The goal was to do real time trending based on the output, but I ran into an issue with file locks as PowerShell and the other program competed for access to the CSV.  That’s when I got the idea to write to Azure Table Storage instead of to a CSV.  The project didn’t work out for other reasons, but I did work out how to write data into Azure Table Storage instead from PowerShell.  This post is about how I did that. Continue reading “Write Data from PowerShell to Azure Table Storage”