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How do(where do I) create Azure Data Lake Gen 2 storage from Azure Portal? I only see option for Gen 1 storage type...

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Hello @StephenWeller-8992,

Welcome to the Microsoft Q&A platform.

Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 is a set of capabilities dedicated to big data analytics, built on Azure Blob Storage.

You can create ADLS gen2 account like storage account but make sure to select Enable hierarchical namespace as shown below:

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Here are the steps to create to ADLS Gen2 storage account:

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For more details, refer Create a storage account to use with Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2.

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