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Top Answer: We have performance issues with Microsoft Azure File Storage. We have a standard version and we have also a premium version. I would like to upgrade to premium but that is not possible on the fly. So… more »
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Overview

Fully managed file shares that use the standard SMB 3.0 protocol

Key scenarios:

  • Share data across on-premises and cloud servers
  • Migrate file share-based applications to the cloud with no code changes
  • Integrate modern applications with File storage
  • Simplify hosting for high availability workload data

Cloud Files provides online object storage for files and media, delivering them globally at blazing speeds over a worldwide content delivery network (CDN). You can store as many files as you want—even very large files.

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Microsoft Azure File Storage is ranked 2nd in Public Cloud Storage Services with 6 reviews while Rackspace Cloud Files is ranked 21st in Public Cloud Storage Services. Microsoft Azure File Storage is rated 7.6, while Rackspace Cloud Files is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Microsoft Azure File Storage writes "A cloud file storage solution that plays well with familiar products but is difficult to configure and build-out". On the other hand, Microsoft Azure File Storage is most compared with Amazon EFS (Elastic File System), Azure NetApp Files, Amazon S3, Amazon S3 Glacier and Amazon EBS (Elastic Block Store), whereas Rackspace Cloud Files is most compared with Amazon S3.

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