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  1. Preface
  2. Introduction to PowerExchange for Microsoft Azure Blob Storage
  3. PowerExchange for Microsoft Azure Blob Storage Configuration
  4. Microsoft Azure Blob Storage Connections
  5. Microsoft Azure Blob Storage Data Objects
  6. Microsoft Azure Blob Storage Mappings
  7. Data Type Reference

PowerExchange for Microsoft Azure Blob Storage User Guide

PowerExchange for Microsoft Azure Blob Storage User Guide

Microsoft Azure Blob Storage Data Object Read Operation Properties

Microsoft Azure Blob Storage Data Object Read Operation Properties

Microsoft Azure Blob Storage data object read operation properties include advanced properties that apply to the Microsoft Azure Blob Storage data object.
The Developer tool displays advanced properties for the Microsoft Azure Blob Storage data object operation in the
Advanced
view.
The following table describes the advanced properties that you can configure for a Microsoft Azure Blob Storage data object read operation:
Property
Description
Number of concurrent connections to Blob Store
The number of concurrent connections to Blob Store to download files. Default is 4.
Compression Format
Decompresses data when you read data from Microsoft Azure Blob Storage. You can decompress the data in the following formats:
  • None
    . Select
    None
    to decompress files with the deflate and snappy formats.
  • Bzip2
  • Gzip
  • Lzo
Default is None.
You can read files that use the Bzip2 and Lzo compression formats in the non-native environments.
Source Type
Select the type of source from which you want to read data. You can select the following source types:
  • File
  • Directory
Default is
File
. Applicable to the Spark mode.
Blob Name Override
Overrides the file name.
Blob Container Override
Overrides the default container name. You can specify the container name or sub-folders with an absolute or a relative path.
You must not use only slash '\' in the relative path to avoid creating folders without any names.