How to Create a Storage Account and SAS Token

Learn to create an Azure storage account and generate a SAS token for the blob container.

Although this course does not focus on Azure storage service, we need an Azure storage account and create a SAS token for the blob container to work with the Azure Translator chapter.

What is azure blob storage?

Azure Blob storage is a solution offered by Microsoft Azure as an object storage solution. Blob Storage is best for storing unstructured data which can take many different forms. Unstructured data isn’t in a particular standard format, like text or binary data.

The blob storage is ideal for storing the following formats of data:

  • Images
  • Documents
  • Audio and video files
  • Log files
  • Any other unstructured format of data.

Creating an azure storage account

Now let’s create an Azure storage account.

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