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  1. azcopy with move feature from on premise to Azure Blob Storage

    Hi Team,
    Thanks for having such a great tool.
    I've one concern, This just copies the data and does not delete the data from source. This feature was available in older version of azcopy but was removed because someone tried to do the azcopy from multiple machines and it deleted the source data as one of the move operation had succeeded.
    Can you implement this feature once again. as we've setup task scheduler to copy the data to azure blob for archiving purpose and have to verify the data and then delete the source files once manual verification is completed.

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  2. Add autonumber index with identity increment column like sql server and DocumentDB

    Don't want to worry about index column like i do on the row key.
    Please add column id with auto identity increment.

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  3. Have a TTL on Table Storage rows, so temporary data gets deleted

    Say you are storing details about logs / orders / page views. You may not care about them after 2 weeks / 1 month / 1 year.

    To save money it would be great to have a job run daily that deletes this data when it is deemed out of data by the system designer.

    AWS has this in DynamoDB where you create a column for an expiration date on tables that will accumulate data that might be temporary by nature. When you create a row you populate this column with the timestamp in the future you want this deleted.…

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  4. Make it possible to send Storage Analytics ($logs) to Log analytics

    Currently Storage accounts can generate detailed logs which are stored under $logs in the storage account. But it is not possible to link this to Log Analytics. This functionality would enable monitoring data access, which is sometimes a regulatory requirement.

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    6 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    This integration work is started. Log Analytics will be one of export options in diagnostic setting. It’s estimated to have public preview by Q1 2020. Before this built-in connection is offered, you can refer https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/query-azure-storage-analytics-logs-in-azure-log-analytics/ to build short term solution to export logs to Log Analytics.

    For any further questions, or to discuss your specific scenario, send us an email at azurestoragefeedback@microsoft.com.

  5. Azure Table Storage permissions to prevent deletion

    It would be nice to be able to lock certain areas of Azure Storage to prevent operators/developers from deleting a table/container/queue by accident. Our specific need right now is for Azure Storage Tables but could potentially be for containers and queues. For example, it would be nice to lock a table to not allow deletion.

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  6. Allow setting Archive tier at the account and container levels

    Currently the archive tier can be set only at the blob level. There are plenty of uses cases for having entire storage accounts or containers for archival where setting the tier for each blob is tedious and non-value-adding.

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    10 comments  ·  Blobs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you for your feedback. We are currently in public preview of blob storage lifecycle management. The feature set offers a rich, rule-based policy engine which you can use to transition your data to the best access tier and to expire data at the end of its lifecycle. This framework can be used to match and tier blobs based on prefix to enable batch archiving of an account, containers, or even virtual directories. Having talked to a number of customers, we concluded that this solution addresses many scenarios where the need for account and container level archiving exists. See our post on the Azure Blog to get started: https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/azure-blob-storage-lifecycle-management-public-preview/preview/.

    For any further questions, or to discuss your specific scenario, send us an email at DLMFeedback@microsoft.com.

  7. Entity Framework provider for Azure Storage

    Even if clearly impossible to have all relational features implemented, a mapping between EF entities and Azure Storage tables would be great, as would simplify the migration of the data layer to Azure.

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  8. Infinite TTL for Queue Messages

    Currently messages in your Queue are discarded after 7 days. I'd like to have the option of messages living in my Queue until I get around to processing them no matter what..

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  9. Azure Files Network Drive Mapping with Intune Policies

    Would be very handy to see Intune option of mapping network drive directly to Azure AD Joined devices. In Intune there is no option even to map regular network drives, but Azure File Shares would be game changer.

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  10. Add support for HTTPS endpoints to Azure Storage Emulator

    The Azure storage emulator doesn't support HTTPS endpoints. That means that when we develop locally under SSL, we either have mixed content warnings or get broken links.

    "Note that the storage emulator supports connection via HTTP only. However, HTTPS is the recommended protocol for accessing resources in an Azure production storage account."
    https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/articles/storage-configure-connection-string/

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    5 comments  ·  Storage Emulator  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you for your feedback. Providing this functionality is on our backlog but there is no ETA we can share at this time. We have logged this request in the GitHub repository for the new open source storage emulator, Azurite. Please continue the discussion there: https://github.com/Azure/Azurite/issues/38. We will provide updates when they become available on this ask as well as in the GitHub repository. For any further questions, or to discuss your specific scenario, send us an email at azurestoragefeedback@microsoft.com.

  11. Batch Insert of queue messages

    Hi there,

    It would be great if I could do batch insert (add) of messages. Often times I need to add several hundred or thousands or messages to a queue, and today I have to add them one by one. This is also related to the small size limitation of each message.

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  12. Allow RDS User Profile Drives to be stored in Azure Files.

    Currently we have to build a Scale-Out File Server using Storage Spaces Direct for redundant storage of Remote Desktop Services User Profile Drives. Would be much easier if this was available as part of Azure Files.

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  13. Support "skip" in Azure Table

    MSDN says the "take" operator is only supported for the first 1,000 rows...

    I need to access row number 5,000 in a highly partitioned storage layout. Support for "skip" is a requirement if we are to continue development.

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  14. static website error handling, change 404 to 200

    I am trying to host a SPA on the new website, using history (pushState) routing. 2 considerations here:


    1. Using CDN supplies for missing SSL for custom domain, but on 2018 I consider both to be very basic and "cannot live/do anything useful" without it. Even if CDN may be useful for production, there are a lot of develop/test use cases where CDN only makes everything more difficult. Using plain http is not an option for inherent insecurity.


    2. Trying to use html5 pushState/history routing, something is required to handle reloads for missing paths. Support for custom error document somehow helps by…

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  15. Azure Files and Azure File Sync must support all unicode characters

    Azure Files and Azure File Sync do not support all unicode characters/characters supported by NTFS. This is particularly challenging when working with languages with non-Latin charactersets (see this post on issues supporting Japanese charactersets: https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/ja-JP/1ed730a9-9a4d-40dd-b84e-6f184e35e633/).

    This is also a significant adoption blocker when trying to adopt Azure File Sync, as file names on NTFS that are valid are rejected by Azure Files.

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  16. Add queue length monitoring and alerting

    It would be really helpful to be able to monitor the queue size and set alert rules when it exceeds certain threshold.

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  17. Support TCP connections to table/blob storage from within the datacenter (low latency, ultra fast).

    We have the need for ultra-fast record range retrieval from table storage (a la on-site SQL Server) from our web roles in the same data center. This is driving a data-intensive BI engine that relies on low-latency access to massive streams of data. Currently, we are looking to MongoDB to fill this gap.

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  18. Memory-Optimized off-row storage issue

    I have a problem because of data row-size of some tables greater than 8060bytes, so there was some off-row storage in internal xtp DMVs and those tables allocated a memory about 120GB.
    I alter that tables and reduce row-size to less than 8060bytes, the memory allocated to those tables reduce and the allocated memory to objectid=0 is being grow in sys.dmdbxtptablememorystats. I think The garbage collector thread cant find this orphaned object , thus it cant deallocate memory.
    another issue is 'Memory Allocated To Memory Optimized Objects' is 25GB where 'Memory Used By Memory…

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  19. Virus scanning for Blob Storage

    Need the ability for real-time virus scanning on blobs.

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  20. Mobile client for Azure Files

    Create a mobile client for iOS and Android for accessing files on Azure Files. It could be part of OneDrive, Outlook or just a completely new app.

    Read-only offline copy support would also be great

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