what is the difference between disk and storage in Azure? Or Disk is a type of a subset of storage account

Govind Kumar 1 Reputation point
2022-10-08T12:32:16.993+00:00

what is the difference between disk and storage in Azure? Or Disk is a type of a subset of storage account?

Azure Storage Accounts
Azure Storage Accounts
Globally unique resources that provide access to data management services and serve as the parent namespace for the services.
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  1. Andreas Baumgarten 98,626 Reputation points MVP
    2022-10-08T13:57:43.31+00:00

    Hi @Govind Kumar ,

    the managed Azure Disks (block-level storage volumes) are stored in Azure Storage (managed by Azure).

    This graphic shows how it works:

    real-time-disk-allocation.png

    Source: https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/virtual-machines/managed-disks-overview#disk-allocation-and-performance

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    Andreas Baumgarten

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