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.

Supported tools

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:

Example connection string, which you can find in the ApiKeys section of the container:

DefaultEndpointsProtocol=https;AccountName=sampleaccount;AccountKey=samplekey;EndpointSuffix=core.windows.net

Credentials

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.

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