Storage needs of Enterprise
- Can be attached to multiple servers at any given time
- Disks local to Server
- Can be attached to only one server at any given time
- Example is Google Drive/One Drive
- Storage is exposed over http/ftp
- Disk Type:
- Backup Criteria:
- How about backup frequency (daily, hourly, weekly)
- Archive Criteria:
- Do I need to archive
- How to improve Performance of Disks/Storage.
- Databases rely a lot on Disks
Azure Storage Services
- Azure Offers two Services for Storage
- Storage Account
- Managed Disk
- Apart from the above mentioned two Services, Azure also offers marketplace images for NetApp, Emc2 etc.
Azure Storage Account
- One service for all the storage needs offered by Azure.
- Azure Storage Account offers
- Disk Storage
- Network Storage
- Table Storage
- Data lake
- Queue Storage
Azure Managed Disk
- For Disk storages to achieve some improvements, Managed Disks were supported.