Blob storage features available in Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2

Blob Storage features such as diagnostic logging, access tiers, and Blob Storage lifecycle management policies now work with accounts that have a hierarchical namespace. Therefore, you can enable hierarchical namespaces on your Blob storage accounts without losing access to these features.

This table lists the Blob storage features that you can use with Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2. The items that appear in these tables will change over time as support continues to expand. To learn more about specific issues associated with the preview status of a feature, see the Known issues article.

Supported Blob storage features

The following table shows how each Blob storage feature is supported with Data Lake Storage Gen2. There's a column for standard and premium performance tiers.

Blob Storage feature Standard Premium Related articles
Hot access tier Generally available Not supported Azure Blob storage: hot, cool, and archive access tiers
Cool access tier Generally available Not supported Azure Blob storage: hot, cool, and archive access tiers
Events Generally available Generally available Reacting to Blob storage events
Metrics (Classic) Generally available Generally available Azure Storage analytics metrics (Classic)
Metrics in Azure Monitor Generally available Preview Azure Storage metrics in Azure Monitor
Blob storage PowerShell commands Generally available Generally available Quickstart: Upload, download, and list blobs with PowerShell
Blob storage Azure CLI commands Generally available Generally available Quickstart: Create, download, and list blobs with Azure CLI
Blob storage APIs Generally available Generally available Quickstart: Azure Blob storage client library v12 for .NET
Quickstart: Manage blobs with Java v12 SDK
Quickstart: Manage blobs with Python v12 SDK
Quickstart: Manage blobs with JavaScript v12 SDK in Node.js
Diagnostic logs Generally available Preview Azure Storage analytics logging
Archive Access Tier Generally available Not supported Azure Blob storage: hot, cool, and archive access tiers
Lifecycle management policies (tiering) Generally available Not yet supported Manage the Azure Blob storage lifecycle
Lifecycle management policies (delete blob) Generally available Generally available Manage the Azure Blob storage lifecycle
Logging in Azure Monitor Preview Preview Monitoring Azure Storage
Snapshots Preview Preview Blob snapshots
Static websites Preview Preview Static website hosting in Azure Storage
Immutable storage Preview Preview Store business-critical blob data with immutable storage
Custom domains Preview
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Preview
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Map a custom domain to an Azure Blob storage endpoint
Blob soft delete Not yet supported Not yet supported Soft delete for blobs
Anonymous public access Generally available Generally available See Configure anonymous public read access for containers and blobs.
Customer-managed account failover Not yet supported Not yet supported Disaster recovery and account failover
Customer-provided keys Not yet supported Not yet supported Provide an encryption key on a request to Blob storage
Encryption scopes Not yet supported Not yet supported Create and manage encryption scopes
Change feed Not yet supported Not yet supported Change feed support in Azure Blob storage
Object replication Not yet supported Not yet supported Configure object replication for block blobs
Blob versioning Not yet supported Not yet supported Enable and manage blob versioning
1A custom domain name can map only to the blob service or static website endpoint. The Data Lake storage endpoint is not supported..

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