Azure Blob Storage + Magnolia CMS

How to use Magnolia and Azure Blob Storage together

What Azure Blob Storage offers

Integrating Azure Blob Storage into your system opens up a range of possibilities for efficient and scalable data storage. Azure Blob Storage, a part of Microsoft's cloud computing platform, provides a secure and flexible solution for managing unstructured data, such as images, videos, and documents.

First and foremost, Azure Blob Storage offers virtually unlimited scalability, allowing you to store and retrieve large amounts of data seamlessly. This makes it an ideal solution for applications with varying storage needs, ensuring you can adapt to growing data requirements without compromising performance.

Another key advantage is the high level of durability and availability provided by Azure Blob Storage. Your data is distributed across multiple servers and locations, enhancing resilience and ensuring continuous access. This is particularly crucial for applications that require reliable and persistent data storage.

Azure Blob Storage also facilitates cost-effective data management. With tiered storage options, you can optimize costs by moving less frequently accessed data to lower-cost storage tiers while keeping frequently accessed data in high-performance tiers.

Furthermore, Azure Blob Storage seamlessly integrates with other Azure services, enabling you to create comprehensive cloud-based solutions. For instance, you can easily combine it with Azure Functions for serverless computing or Azure Cognitive Services for advanced data analysis.

Predefined DAM Connector

About the basic integration

The Azure blob storage integration is a magnolia extension developed by Arvato Systems. This extension builds upon the Magnolia DAM Connector Pack, which can be obtained directly from Magnolia alongside the DX Core edition.

It offers a direct picker in Magnolia to pick any type of asset directly from your cloud based storage. You are also able to manage your assets through the integrated magnolia user interface.

For further help please contact the folks from Arvato Systems. They will help you for sure.