Updated: Known Issues for Windows Azure Storage Client Library 2.0 for .NET and Windows Runtime

The client issues detailed in this blog have been resolved in version 2.0.4 or earlier, and you can obtain the latest NuGet Package here. We recently released the 2.0 version of the Windows Azure Storage Client Library. This is our largest update to our .NET library to date which includes new features, broader platform compatibility,…

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AzCopy – Uploading/Downloading files for Windows Azure Blobs

One of the frequent requests we receive is for a simple way to upload or download files between Windows Azure Blob Storage and their local file system. We’re pleased to release AzCopy (Beta Version), which is a command line utility which allows Windows Azure Storage customers to do just that. The utility is designed to…

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Windows Azure Storage Client Library 2.0 Tables Deep Dive

This blog post serves as an overview to the recently released Windows Azure Storage Client for .Net and the Windows Runtime. In addition to the legacy implementation shipped in versions 1.x that is based on DataServiceContext, we have also provided a more streamlined implementation that is optimized for common NoSQL scenarios. Note, if you are…

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Windows Azure Storage Client Library for Windows Runtime

We are excited to be releasing two libraries for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 as Community Technology Preview (CTP) that fully support the Windows Runtime platform. These libraries can be used to build Windows Store applications on both ARM and X86 in any of the supported languages (JavaScript, C++, C#, and VB). We have…

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(Cross-Post) Windows Azure’s Flat Network Storage and 2012 Scalability Targets

Update April 2014 – All storage accounts have been upgraded to Gen 2 hardware as of April 2014, so all storage accounts in production now have the scalability targets shown here.  Please refer to the MSDN link for the latest Azure Storage scalability targets. Earlier this year, we deployed a flat network for Windows Azure…

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Known Issues for Windows Azure Storage Client Library 2.0 for .NET and Windows Runtime

  An updated Know Issues Blog Post can be found by clicking on this link The client issues detailed in this blog have been resolved in version 2.0.4 or earlier, and you can obtain the latest NuGet Package here. We recently released the 2.0 version of the Windows Azure Storage Client Library. This is our…

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Windows Azure Storage Emulator 1.8

In our continuous endeavor to enrich the development experience, we are extremely pleased to announce the new Storage Emulator, which has much improved parity with the Windows Azure Storage cloud service. What is Storage Emulator? Storage Emulator emulates the Windows Azure Storage blob, table and queue cloud services on local machine which helps developers in…

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Windows Azure Storage Client Library 2.0 Breaking Changes & Migration Guide

The recently released Windows Azure Storage Client Library for .Net includes many new features, expanded platform support, extensibility points, and performance improvements. In developing this version of the library we made some distinct breaks with Storage Client 1.7 and prior in order to support common paradigms across .NET and Windows Runtime applications. Additionally, we have…

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Introducing Windows Azure Storage Client Library 2.0 for .NET and Windows Runtime

Today we are releasing version 2.0 of the Windows Azure Storage Client Library. This is our largest update to our .NET library to date which includes new features, broader platform compatibility, and revisions to address the great feedback you’ve given us over time. The code is available on GitHub now. The libraries are also available…

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Windows Azure Storage – 4 Trillion Objects and Counting

Windows Azure Storage has had an amazing year of growth. We have over 4 trillion objects stored, process an average of 270,000 requests per second, and reach peaks of 880,000 requests per second. About a year ago we hit the 1 trillion object mark. Then for the past 12 months, we saw an impressive 4x…

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