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Azure Blob Storage


Modzy can run data stored in Azure Blob Storage. Input items stored in Azure service account containers may be accessed one object at a time.

To submit a job request, send input items, a model identifier, and a version number.

Sample request

POST /api/jobs HTTP/1.1
Authorization: ApiKey apikey.modzy
Content-Type: application/json
Accept: application/json

       "identifier": "ed542963de",
       "version": "1.0.1"
   "input": {
       "type": "azureblob",
	     "storageAccount": "myAzureStorageAccount",
  	   "storageAccountKey": "cvx....ytw==",
    	 "sources": {
           "myInputItem": {
               "model-input-name": {
                   "container": "textInputs",
                   "filePath": "sentiments/angry.txt"

Sample response

  "model": {
    "identifier": "ed542963de",
    "version": "0.0.27",
    "name": "Sentiment Analysis"
  "status": "SUBMITTED",
  "totalInputs": 1,
  "jobIdentifier": "2700725a-9c84-40ae-bbeb-4fce0d35424e",
  "accessKey": "apikey",
  "explain": false,
  "jobType": "batch",
  "accountIdentifier": "demo-account",
  "team": {
    "identifier": "demo-team"
  "user": {
    "identifier": "demo-user-id",
    "firstName": "demo",
    "lastName": "user",
    "email": "[email protected]"
  "jobInputs": {
      "identifier": ["texts"]    
  "submittedAt": "2021-08-02T21:19:52.529+00:00",
  "hoursDeleteInput": 1,
  "imageClassificationModel": false

Request body parameters for Azure Blob Storage

model (required)objectAn object that contains the model parameters modelID and modelVersion.
input (required)objectContains all the input type and sources.
explainstringSets the explainability feature when a model offers the option.
timeoutstringA timeout in milliseconds for the job’s status to transition to TIMEDOUT. The job doesn’t timeout if this value is not provided.

input object

type (required)stringThe input type to be processed. **Use azureblob to run an inference against an item stored in an Azure storage account container
storageAccount (required)stringThe Storage Account within which the blobstore container resides
storageAccountKey (required)stringThe Storage Account's primary access key
sources (required)objectContains all the input item objects to be processed.

input_item object

input_item (required)objectContains the input to be processed by the model. This parameter's key can have any name. Its name matches the output's name.

model_input_name object

model_input_name (required)objectContains an Azure Blob container name and the input file's corresponding key within that container. The container must reside within the specified Storage Account. This parameter's key needs to match the input name that the specified model expects. Add one per container.

For additional information see Jobs.