Get the focused, pragmatic guidance you need to build professional cloud applications using Windows Azure Storage. This is one of the few books centered around Storage capabilities, and the author provides essential, expert coverage of the four key services—BLOB, tables, queues, and drives. Developers will gain hands-on insights, including detailed sections on business use cases and guidance for choosing the right storage option for the job.
- Provides architectural and programming guidance to professional developers and architects proficient with Microsoft Visual Studio, C#, and LINQ
- Illuminates when and how to use BLOB storage, table storage, queues, and Windows Azure Drive to build, host, and scale applications in Microsoft-managed datacenters
- Presents business-case context for choosing the right service for your scenario, e.g. readers will compare relational tables to Windows Azure tables to understand benefits and tradeoffs