New release of Azure Blob Storage for IoT Edge


The Azure IoT Edge team just released a new version of “Azure Blob Storage on IoT Edge” in public preview. “Azure Blob Storage on IoT Edge” is a light-weight Azure consistent module which provides local block blob storage. With this new version we are introducing auto-tiering and auto-expiration functionalities. Currently both of these new features are only available for Linux AMD64 and Linux ARM32, support for Windows AMD64 is coming soon.


With version 1.1 of “Azure blob Storage on IoT Edge module”, the users can

  1. Store data locally and access the local Blob Storage account using the Azure Storage SDK
  2. Auto-tiering from IoT Edge device to Azure
  3. Auto-expiration of the data in IoT Edge device
  4. Reuse the same business logic of an app written to store/access data on Azure
  5. Deploy multiple instances in an IoT Edge device
  6. Deploy from Azure Marketplace or VSCode


Official doc URL:

Azure Marketplace:


Quick introduction video:

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