January 23, 2015
We talk to Jeff Irwin, a Senior PM in the Azure Storage team about some of the common things to watch for when using Blobs, Queues and Tables so that you get the maximum performance.
Media file: http://azpodcast.blob.core.windows.net/episodes/Episode61.mp3
Storage Performance Checklist:
November 7, 2013
We talk about some of the Storage options available in Windows Azure, specifically Blobs and Tables. We will cover Queues at a later episode when talking about the Service Bus.
- Blob Containers
- Page/Block blobs
- Upload tools
- Local and Geo Replication
- Tables - basic structure
- How to create your own table structures
- LINQ syntax for querying tables.
- REST API for storage access
- Current challenges using storage and some workarounds.
Media file: http://azpodcast.blob.core.windows.net/episodes/Episode4.mp3
- Storage: Import/Export Hard Disk Drives to your Storage Accounts - securely ship hard disk drives to move data.
- VMs: New VM Gallery UI, ACL support for VIPs via portal;
- Web Sites: WebSocket and Remote Debugging Support
- Notification Hubs: Segmented customer push notification support with tag expressions
- TFS & GIT: Continuous Delivery Support for Web Sites + Cloud Services
- Developer Analytics and Monitoring: New Relic support for Web Sites + Mobile Services in partnership with New Relic with Windows Azure Management Portal making it really easy to configure.
- Service Bus: Support for partitioned queues and topics.
- Billing: New Billing Alert Service that sends emails notifications when your bill hits a threshold you define
- New Windows Azure Cache Service http://www.windowsazure.com/en-us/services/cache/
Windows Azure PowerShell CmdLets
Announcing the preview of a new Windows Azure service: Windows Azure Scheduler