Microsoft Azure Blob Storage connection
You can create a connection asset for Microsoft Azure Blob Storage in a project or in a catalog. If you have a Watson Machine Learning service instance, you can promote the connection asset from a project to a deployment space.
Azure Blob Storage is used for storing large amounts of data in the cloud.
These tools support Azure Blob Storage connections:
- Data Refinery
- DataStage (Beta)
Azure Blob Storage connection string setup
Set up blob storage and access keys on the Microsoft Azure portal. For instructions see:
- Quickstart: Upload, download, and list blobs with the Azure portal
- Manage storage account access keys
Example connection string, which you can find in the ApiKeys section of the container:
Authentication is managed by the Azure portal access keys.
Watson Studio and Watson Knowledge Catalog plans
The Microsoft Azure Blob Storage connection is available on all Watson Studio and Watson Knowledge Catalog plans.