Blob - Flat name space

M, Murugeswari (Cognizant) 456 Reputation points


Just curious to know about the difference b/w Blob And ADLS. The main difference I came to know is blob is flat name space whereas ADLS is hierarchal Namespace. What are those actually and how it works. Can anyone please explain


Azure Blob Storage
Azure Blob Storage
An Azure service that stores unstructured data in the cloud as blobs.
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  1. SaiKishor-MSFT 17,221 Reputation points

    @Anonymous Thank you for reaching out to Microsoft Q&A. Please refer to the following documents that help you with the differences between Blob and ADLS:

    Hope this helps. Please let us know if you have any further questions and we will be glad to assist you further. Thank you!


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