Azure: Knowing the limitations with Point-to-Site VPN connections via Authenticated Proxies

There are two options currently available for secure cross-site VPN connectivity between a virtual network hosted within Windows Azure and a client machine, namely Site-to-Site connectivity and Point-to-Site connectivity. An overview of these can be read here: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windowsazure/dn133798.aspx Essentially a Site-to-Site (S2S) connection is where a VPN device (or Routing and Remote Access Service on…


Implementing LOB Storage in Memory Optimized Tables

Introduction Memory optimized tables do not have off-row or large object (LOB) storage, and the row size is limited to 8060 bytes. Thus, storing large binary or character string values can be done in one of two ways: Split the LOB values into multiple rows Store the LOB values in a regular non-memory optimized (file…