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What is the best way to share files (pdf's, code ipynbs images data etc) across multiple vm's? RRS feed

  • Question

  • Me and my data-science team of 6, all have their separate DSVM. I want an easy way to have shared folder/disk in order for my team to be able to share files, and create subfolders for projects.

    What is the best solution for this within azure? 

    thnk you

    Sunday, June 3, 2018 1:47 PM

Answers

  • You can create an Azure Files (SMB) and mount it remotely on all the DSVMs. Alternately, you can connect to a OneDrive to share files. This way the sharedfile system will appear as a drive on Windows and as a mount point on Linux. You can mix and match Windows and Linux accessing the same Azure Files. 

    Azure Files Documentation :

    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/storage/files/storage-how-to-use-files-windows

    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/storage/files/storage-how-to-use-files-linux

    All packages needed to mount Azure Files should be there on the DSVM by default. You just  have to mount and provide the right credentials to mount the Azure Files. 


    Wednesday, June 6, 2018 9:34 PM