Tag Archives: Azure Storage

Affinity Groups in Azure

I see a lot of confusion about the current status of affinity groups in Microsoft Azure and thought it worthwhile to describe that status (or my view of it). Until 2012, Azure used a north-south network built to handle traditional … Continue reading

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Queries in the Windows Azure Storage Client Library v2.1

Windows Azure Storage has been a core part of the Windows Azure Platform since the public preview in 2008. It supports three storage features: Blobs, Queues and Tables. The Blob Service provides high-scale file storage – with prominent uses being: … Continue reading

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Configuration Changes to Windows Azure Diagnostics in Azure SDK v1.3

Note that I added an important advisory to this post on 1/26/2011. See below. The configuration of Windows Azure Diagnostics (WAD) was changed in the Windows Azure SDK v1.3 release. This post is a follow-on to three earlier posts on … Continue reading

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Performance in Windows Azure and Azure Storage

The purpose of this post is to provide links to various posts about the performance of Azure and, in particular, Azure Storage. Azure Storage Team The Azure Storage Team blog – obligatory reading for anyone working with Azure Storage – … Continue reading

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