, Retro‚ÄčRecursion wrote

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After getting the necessary Visual Studio tools in place, we found that any file larger than 100 MB required a different tool (which costs hundreds of $$) that could handle breaking up the file into smaller chunks.

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There are plenty of free tools for uploading files to blob storage. It's also trivial to roll your own tool as a console application that uses the storage client library. But, yes, this is yet another example of Microsoft ignoring the other 20%.