Send Push Notifications from an OData Service using Windows Azure Notification Hubs

There are three main benefits provided to mobile device apps by cloud-based services: data access and storage, authentication, and push notifications—note that Windows Azure Mobile Services is a single Windows Azure service that supports all three. What about cases where Mobile Services isn’t the right solution, most likely because you have an existing set of…


Azure Vault Storage in HDInsight: A Robust and Low Cost Storage Solution

UPDATE: Windows Azure HDInsight has shipped. Azure Storage Vault (ASV) is now just blob storage. Note the following changes in the syntax used to access data in blob storage: The asv:// syntax is being deprecated for wasb:// (WASB = Windows Azure Storage – BLOB service) Both the asv:// and wasb:// syntax will work for now,…

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