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.
REST API Operations
The REST API for the Table service includes the operations listed in the following table.
|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|
Entity Group Transactions
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.