Windows Azure and Visual Studio 2010

I have been using Visual Studio for a LONG time! When I started looking at Windows Azure I was using VS2008. Then I moved on to VS2010 Beta and VS2010 Release Candidate. During the same time, of course, Azure (and the SDK) was also in flux. At each stage (as was to be expected) there […]
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SQL Azure

The final storage option we will discuss is SQL Azure. As the name suggests, SQL Azure is a fully functional relational database in the cloud. It is part of the Windows Azure Platform. By design, SQL Azure will seem very familiar to anyone who has used SQL Server. There are, however, some important differences between […]
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Windows Azure Storage, Part 2

Azure Table Storage In contrast to Blobs, Azure tables offer structured storage. These “tables”, however, are not to be confused with tables that might exist in the context of a relational database. In fact Azure tables are more like a typical “object database” where each table contains multiple objects, or “entities”. An entity in Azure […]
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Windows Azure Storage, Part 1

Software applications often need to store data and applications written for Windows Azure are no exception. Windows Azure provides three types of storage: queues, blobs and tables. As we have already seen something about queues in a prior post we now turn our attention to blobs and tables. Part 1 will cover blobs and Part […]
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Application Architectures in Windows Azure, Part 2

So, why would there be a need for different architectural patterns in Windows Azure? One reason is for scalability. While it is still important to separate storage, presentation and business logic as in n-Tier architecture, we must adopt a slightly different approach if we want to achieve the scalability available to us on the cloud platform. […]
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