Monthly Archives: December 2009

Entities in Azure Tables

This post follows on from earlier posts, here and here, on Azure Tables and focuses specifically on the WritingEntity and ReadingEntity events exposed in the DataServiceContext class. These events form extension points providing for the modification of the default behavior … Continue reading

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Service Management API in Windows Azure

The Windows Azure Service portal is the standard way to manage Azure Services and Storage. However, Microsoft has released a Service Management API which exposes to developers nearly all the functionality provided on the Azure Service portal. The Service Management … Continue reading

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Dallas – Data as a Service

Data as a Service There has been much interest in the various as a service features of the cloud: Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS); Platform as a Service (PaaS); and Software as a Service (SaaS). One of the principal benefits … Continue reading

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Diagnostics Management in Windows Azure

This is the third in a series of posts on Azure Diagnostics. It is probably worthwhile reading the introductory post Diagnostics in Windows Azure before reading this one. The other post was on Custom Diagnostics in Windows Azure. This post … Continue reading

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Custom Diagnostics in Windows Azure

This post follows on from the previous post on Diagnostics in Windows Azure which should probably be read before this one. Windows Azure Diagnostics supports the ability to integrate custom logging with the provided diagnostics handling. This is achieved by … Continue reading

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Diagnostics in Windows Azure

Microsoft introduced a set of classes supporting diagnostics monitoring in the November 2009 Azure Services SDK. The classes are composed into two namespaces: Microsoft.WindowsAzure.Diagnostics Microsoft.WindowsAzure.Diagnostics.Management The Diagnostics namespace comprises classes for the configuration and collection of diagnostic information. The Diagnostics.Management … Continue reading

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