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Azure Data Lake Tools for VSCode supports Azure blob storage integration

Posted on June 6, 2018

Principal Program Manager, Big Data Team

We are pleased to announce the integration of VSCode explorer with Azure blob storage. If you are a data scientist and want to explore the data in your Azure blob storage, please try the Data Lake Explorer blob storage integration. If you are a developer and want to access and manage your Azure blob storage files, please try the Data Lake Explorer blob storage integration. The Data Lake Explorer allows you easily navigate to your blob storage, access and manage your blob container, folder and files.  

Summary of new features

  • Blob container - Refresh, Delete Blob Container and Upload Blob 

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  • Folder in blob - Refresh and Upload Blob 

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  • File in blob - Preview/Edit, Download, Delete, Create EXTRACT Script (only available for CSV, TSV and TXT files), as well as Copy Relative Path, and Copy Full Path

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How to install or update

Install Visual Studio Code and download Mono 4.2.x (for Linux and Mac). Then get the latest Azure Data Lake Tools by going to the VSCode Extension repository or the VSCode Marketplace and searching Azure Data Lake Tools.

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For more information about Azure Data Lake Tool for VSCode, please use the following resources:

Learn more about today’s announcements on the Azure blog and the Big Data blog. Discover more on the Azure service updates page.

If you have questions, feedback, comments, or bug reports, please use the comments below or send a note to hdivstool@microsoft.com.