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Microsoft Azure Developer: Implementing File Storage

by Jeremy Foster

Azure's File Storage service gives you the power and flexibility you need to bring legacy applications that depend on SMB file shares into the modern cloud era. Learn how to setup, use, fine tune, and measure file storage.

What you'll learn

Bringing legacy applications into the modern cloud era often amounts to an expensive rewrite of storage layers that may depend on SMB file shares. In this course, Microsoft Azure Developer: Implementing File Storage, you will gain the ability to implement file shares in Azure that give these legacy apps what they're expecting while also providing a modern REST API. First, you will learn to set your file service up in Azure. Next, you will explore how to manage files through your new service. Finally, you will discover options for fine-tuning the service. When you're finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of cloud storage needed to create great, modern cloud applications.

About the author

Jeremy Foster was educated in computer engineering and mathematics and gathered disparate industry experience in education, aerospace manufacturing, and insurance. With just enough and not nearly enough education and experience, he finally joined Microsoft with the goal of informing and inspiring other software developers to write code and write it right. Jeremy is the author of CSS for Windows 8 App Development and instigator of the codeShow project ( He has also ... more

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