Consuming OData via JSP in Windows Azure

A colleague recently asked me if I knew anything about consuming OData from a Java deployment in Windows Azure. My answer at the time was “no”, but with a quick pointer to I know the answer would soon change to “yes”. In this short post, I’ll show you how I used this tutorial, Deploying…


Accessing Windows Azure Table Data as OData via PHP

Did you know that data stored in Windows Azure Table storage can be accessed through an OData feed? Does that question even make sense to you? If you answered no to either of those questions and you are interested in learning more, then read on. In this post I’ll show you how to use the…


Accessing OData for SQL Azure with AppFabric Access Control and PHP

If you are having trouble making sense of the title of this post, I don’t blame you. To clear things up, here’s what this post is about (which I couldn’t fit any more concisely into a title): The SQL Azure Labs team has made it possible to consume data in SQL Azure as an OData…


Consuming SQL Azure Data with the OData SDK for PHP

One of the interesting incubation projects that the SQL Azure team is working on is the SQL Azure OData Service. If that sentence makes no sense to you, then start by reading this short overview on the SQL Azure team blog: Introduction to Open Data Protocol and SQL Azure. I’ll paraphrase what I read in…


CRUD Operations with the OData SDK for PHP

Last week I wrote a post about retrieving data from an OData feed by using classes that were generated by the OData SDK for PHP. This week I will go one step farther and look at how to perform CREATE, UPDATE, and DELETE operations (CRUD operations) with the generated classes. Of course, this means that…


Retrieving Data with the OData SDK for PHP

[Upadting this post to incorporate some fixes in the OData SDK for PHP. Also adding this link to a related post: CRUD Operations with the OData SDK for PHP.] Availability of the OData SDK for PHP was announced at MIX10 earlier this week. Actually, the announcement included much more than the availability of the SDK for PHP….