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    A task runner for @nrwl/nx that uses an Azure Blob Storage as a remote cache. This enables all team members and CI servers to share a single cache. The concept and benefits of computation caching are explained in the NX documentation.

    This package was built with nx-remotecache-custom 🙌


    npm install --save-dev nx-remotecache-azure
    Parameter Description  Environment Variable / .env nx.json
    Connection String Connect to an Azure Storage blob via a single URL. NX_CACHE_AZURE_CONNECTION_STRING connectionString
    Account Name Use together with Account Key for Azure Credentials Authentication NX_CACHE_AZURE_ACCOUNT_NAME accountName
    Account Key Use together with Account Name for Azure Credentials Authentication NX_CACHE_AZURE_ACCOUNT_KEY accountKey
    Container Required. Specify which container should be used for storing the cache. NX_CACHE_AZURE_CONTAINER container
    Azure URL Optional. Can be used to overwrite Azure URL for local debugging. NX_CACHE_AZURE_URL azureUrl
      "tasksRunnerOptions": {
        "default": {
          "runner": "nx-remotecache-azure",
          "options": {
            // All of the azure specific options can also be inserted via environment variables! ⬆️
            "accountName": "MyAzureAccountName",
            "accountKey": "my-azure-account-key-11223-22..",
            "container": "nx",
            "cacheableOperations": ["build", "test", "lint", "e2e"]

    Run it 🚀

    Running tasks should now show the storage or retrieval from the remote cache:

    Built Angular Package
     - from: /Users/name/example-workspace/libs/example-lib
     - to:   /Users/name/example-workspace/dist/libs/example-lib
    Stored output to remote cache: Azure Blob Storage
    Hash: d3d2bea71ea0f3004304c5cc88cf91be50b02bb636ebbdfcc927626fd8edf1ae

    Advanced Configuration

    Option Environment Variable / .env Description
    name NX_CACHE_NAME Set to provide task runner name for logging. Overrides name provided in implementation.
    verbose Set to receive full stack traces whenever errors occur. Best used for debugging. Default: false
    silent Set to mute success and info logs. Default: false
    dotenv Set to false to disable reading .env into process.env. Default: true
    dotenvPath Set to read .env files from a different folder.
    "tasksRunnerOptions": {
      "default": {
        "options": {
          "name": "My Storage",
          "verbose": true,
          "silent": true

    All Custom Runners

    Runner Storage
    nx-remotecache-azure  Azure Blob Storage
    nx-remotecache-minio  MinIO Storage


    npm i nx-remotecache-azure

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