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Table Service REST API

Updated: January 16, 2014

The Table service offers structured storage in the form of tables. The Table service API is a REST API for working with tables and the data that they contain.

The REST API for the Table service includes the operations listed in the following table.

 

Operation Description

Set Table Service Properties

Sets the properties of the Table service.

Get Table Service Properties

Gets the properties of the Table service.

Preflight Table Request

Queries the Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) rules for the Table service prior to sending the actual request.

Get Table Service Stats

Retrieves statistics related to replication for the Table service. This operation is only available on the secondary location endpoint when read-access geo-redundant replication is enabled for the storage account.

Query Tables

Enumerates the tables in a storage account.

Create Table

Creates a new table within a storage account.

Delete Table

Deletes a table from a storage account.

Get Table ACL

Returns details about any stored access policies specified on the table that may be used with Shared Access Signatures.

Set Table ACL

Sets details about any stored access policies specified on the table that may be used with Shared Access Signatures.

Query Entities

Queries data in a table.

Insert Entity

Inserts a new entity into a table.

Insert Or Merge Entity

Inserts or merges an entity in a table.

Insert Or Replace Entity

Inserts or replaces an entity in a table.

Update Entity

Updates an existing entity within a table by replacing it.

Merge Entity

Updates an existing entity within a table by merging new property values into the entity.

Delete Entity

Deletes an entity within a table

The Table service supports batch operations for Insert Entity, Update Entity, Merge Entity, and Delete Entity operations. For more information about batch operations, see Performing Entity Group Transactions.

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