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Windows Azure Storage Part I — Blobs and Drives

  • Tejaswi Redkar
  • Tony Guidici

Abstract

The previous chapter covered computational and management features of Windows Azure. In this chapter, you will learn about Windows Azure Storage service. Windows Azure Storage is a scalable, highly available, and durable service for storing any kind of application and non-application data. The Storage service provides you with the ability to store data in three different types of storage types: blobs, queues, and tables. Each storage type has advantages; depending on the application requirements, you can choose the appropriate storage type for your data. You can also use multiple storage types within the same application.

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Storage Service Content Delivery Network Storage Type Role Instance Window Azure 
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  • Tony Guidici

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