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  1. Worm compliance at object level

    Please add a feature to support WORM policies at object level. Currently it's only supporting at container level. This has very potential and AWS already has this feature supporting at both object and bucket level.

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  2. Add special ParquetBlobStorage allowing filtering

    Parquet is de facto standard for storing big data.

    However we usually do not need all date stored in parquet hive/files.

    It would be great if there were ParquetBlobStorage - extension of BlobStorage that:

    a) would understand parquet format i.e. in order to read schema it will read only end of the file

    b) allow selective column/row reading - no need to copy full blob when we need just couple columns or group of row.

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  3. how can I chose storage system between blob and data lake storage?

    I saw on the azure has two storage systems blob and DLS , and if I stored the data stored in a blob at the beginning, then I want to do some data analysis, I need to copy all the data to DLS due to the performance of directory, do you plan to realize conversion between DLS and blob to avoid the data movement?

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  4. Enable life cycle management for append blob

    Currently life cycle management is only supported for block blob. We are using Azure SQL DB auditing feature and this is creating huge amount of blob files.But these are of append blob type and that is not supported by life cycle management. Please provide support for append blob so that we can manage these log files properly.

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  5. Static website file filtering

    I'm using the static website feature to deploy a React app. Everything works fine, but it would be nice to be able to add rules to add file filtering. Currently i'm excluding '.map' files when using upload-batch so that users browsing the website can only see the concatenated files through the dev console. Since these file names are always changed, I can not change access levels on individual files. It would be nice to be able to add filters to exclude certain files to be served, or change access levels based on these filters.

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  6. Please improve the GetPageRanges API.

    We have seen the lots of issues with this API. This API fails for a chunk size of 64 MB (when the Azure doc mentions that it would work for 130 MB for sure). The worst thing is it takes 10 mins to fail the API even though the timeout is 90 seconds (as per the azure docs). Needs serious improvements. We use this API to do the cross region replication and restore operations from cross region replicated snapshot.
    The similar API by AWS does lot more things smartly.

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  7. 12 votes
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  8. In Azure Portal, do not offer Cancel option when uploading a blob, because it leaves container in a bad state

    If you cancel an upload of a blob, then try to reupload, you get a 400 error. This cannot be resolve unless you delete the existing blob, upload a 0 size file with the same name, or wait 7 days for garbage collection. This happened on a production system where there were Functions pointing to the blob location.

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  9. Limit the size of files in a blob storage container/account

    There should be a config option to limit the maximum size of any given file in a blob storage container or account. When I'm allowing a client to directly upload to my blob storage with an SAS, they could technically upload a file or any size and as they're not going through my app, there's no way for me to control this. I want to be able to say "any file in this container or account may be no larger than 10MB" or whatever.

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  10. v12 Python API for Azure Blob Storage no longer supports progress feedback

    The old python API for blob storage used to allow a callback for progress updates on uploads and downloads. That seems to be gone in the new (v12) api. If I upload a large blob, I get no feedback on its progress. Why did we lose this useful feature and how can we get it back??

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  11. When Azure Data Lake Storage query acceleration can support Hong Kong?

    The query acceleration feature is in public preview, and is available in the Canada Central and France Central regions.
    When this feature can support Hong Kong?

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  12. Expose Static Web Endpoint via API

    Please expose the static web primary endpoint via the REST API.

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  13. Allow adding headers to static website hosting in blob storage

    The static website hosting is fantastic, to make this feature even more awesome please allow adding of custom headers like CSP, HSTS etc secure the static website.

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  14. ADLS Gen2 folder Size

    When I tried to find the size of the folder in Azure storage account Gen2 folder have to iterate the size of the each file size and accumulating total size to get the final size of the folder. At least if we have option to find the total size of the folder would be great help !!

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  15. Provide a preview feature for azure BLM policy on what blobs will be matched beforehand.

    When configuring a blob life-cycle management policy one can also configure a filter set (prefix match). When using Portal, however, I see no way to preview what blobs will the filter match. The only way is to deploy to configuration and wait for the results to kick in. So the question would be: is there a way to preview what blobs will be matched beforehand?

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  16. Reading the change feed document - chunkfilepath

    "chunkFilePaths": [

        "$blobchangefeed/log/00/2019/02/22/1810/",
    
    "$blobchangefeed/log/01/2019/02/22/1810/"
    ],

    should the log sequence come in the end? viz.

        "$blobchangefeed/log/2019/02/22/1810/00",
    
    "$blobchangefeed/log/2019/02/22/1810/01"

    instead of in-between? This will help read files by day. otherwise there may be another feed like below, and /log/01 prefix would lead to many days

        "$blobchangefeed/log/00/2019/03/22/1810/",
    
    "$blobchangefeed/log/01/2019/03/22/1810/"

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  17. Extend immutable storage effective retention period per blob

    We need to be able to extend the effective retention period on a specific blob, this is needed to ensure the original document was not modified and the retention was simply extended.

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  18. 1 vote
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  19. Static sites: add support for URL rewrite rules

    Simple URL rewrite rules are very common in static site hosting, especially rules to map any request to a common index.html page. This allows client-side script to handle the route URL. For example, here's a rule in an Azure Website web.config to do exactly this:

    <rule name="Route page requests to index.html" stopProcessing="true" patternSyntax="Wildcard">>

                &lt;match url=&quot;*&quot; /&gt;
    
    &lt;conditions logicalGrouping=&quot;MatchAll&quot;&gt;
    &lt;add input=&quot;{REQUEST_FILENAME}&quot; matchType=&quot;IsFile&quot; ignoreCase=&quot;true&quot; negate=&quot;true&quot; /&gt;
    &lt;add input=&quot;{REQUEST_FILENAME}&quot; matchType=&quot;IsDirectory&quot; ignoreCase=&quot;true&quot; negate=&quot;true&quot; /&gt;
    &lt;/conditions&gt;
    &lt;action type=&quot;Rewrite&quot; url=&quot;/index.html&quot; /&gt;
    &lt;/rule&gt;

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  20. Support blob updates on Event Grid

    It would be great if you could support blob updates on Event Grid. A blob change means we need to reprocess the blob.

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