Azure Storage: Getting Started with Azure Storage in Python
Samples documenting basic operations with Azure Blob storage services in Python.
Running this sample
This sample can be run using either the Azure Storage Emulator (Windows) or by using your Azure Storage account name and key. Please update the config.py file with the appropriate properties.
To run the sample using the Storage Emulator: 1. Download and install the Azure Storage Emulator https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/downloads/ 2. Start the emulator (once only) by pressing the Start button or the Windows key and searching for it by typing "Azure Storage Emulator". Select it from the list of applications to start it. 3. Run the project.
To run the sample using the Storage Service 1. Open the config.py file and set IS_EMULATED to false. 2. Create a Storage Account through the Azure Portal and provide your STORAGE_ACCOUNT_NAME and STORAGE_ACCOUNT_KEY in the config.py file. See https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/articles/storage-create-storage-account/ for more information. 3. Set breakpoints and run the project.
Deploy this sample
Either fork the sample to a local folder or download the zip file from https://github.com/Azure-Samples/storage-blob-python-getting-started/
To get the source code of the SDK via git, type: git clone git://github.com/Azure-Samples/storage-blob-python-getting-started.git cd .\storage-blob-python-getting-started
Python 2.7, 3.3, or 3.4. To install Python, please go to https://www.python.org/downloads/
- What is a Storage Account - http://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/articles/storage-whatis-account/
- Getting Started with Blobs - https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/articles/storage-python-how-to-use-blob-storage/
- Blob Service Concepts - http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd179376.aspx
- Blob Service REST API - http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd135733.aspx
- Storage Emulator - http://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/articles/storage-use-emulator/