Developing Cloud Applications with Windows Azure Storage

Developing Cloud Applications with Windows Azure Storage

by Paul Mehner

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Developing Cloud Applications with Windows Azure Storage by Paul Mehner

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

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780735667945
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 03/15/2013
Series: Developer Reference
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 232
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Paul Mehner focuses on cloud computing on the Windows Azure platform, and brings more than 30 years’ experience as a software developer, project manager, consultant, speaker, and mentor to this book.

Table of Contents

  • Foreword
  • Introduction
  • Architecture and use
    • Chapter 1: Understanding data storage
    • Chapter 2: Windows Azure data storage overview
    • Chapter 3: Windows Azure data storage accounts
    • Chapter 4: Accessing Windows Azure data storage
  • Blobs, tables, and queues
    • Chapter 5: Blobs
    • Chapter 6: Tables
    • Chapter 7: Queues
  • Analytics
    • Chapter 8: Analytics, logging, and transaction metrics
  • About the author

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