Windows Azure Storage Client Library for C++ Preview

We are excited to announce the availability of our new Windows Azure Storage Client Library for C++. This is currently a Preview release, which means the library should not be used in your production code just yet. Instead, please kick the tires and give us any feedback you might have for us to improve/change the…

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Windows Azure Storage Client Library for Java v. 0.5.0

We are pleased to announce an updated release of the Windows Azure Storage Client for Java. This release includes several notable features such as logging support, new API overloads, and full support for the 2013-08-15 REST storage server version. (See here for details). As usual all of the source code is available via github (note…

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Windows Azure Storage Redundancy Options and Read Access Geo Redundant Storage

Read Access Geo Redundant Storage(RA-GRS) is no longer in preview and is Generally Available. We are excited to announce the ability to allow customers to achieve higher read availability for their data. This preview feature called “Read Access – Geo Redundant Storage (RA-GRS)” allows you to read an eventually consistent copy of your geo-replicated data…

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Windows Azure Tables: Introducing JSON

Windows Azure Storage team is excited to announce the release of JSON support for Windows Azure Tables as part of version “2013-08-15”. JSON is an alternate OData payload format to AtomPub, which significantly reduces the size of the payload and results in lower latency. To reduce the payload size even further we are providing a…

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Windows Azure Storage Release – Introducing CORS, JSON, Minute Metrics, and More

We are excited to announce the availability of a new storage version 2013-08-15 that provides various new functionalities across Windows Azure Blobs, Tables and Queues. With this version, we are adding the following major features: 1. CORS (Cross Origin Resource Sharing): Windows Azure Blobs, Tables and Queues now support CORS to enable users to access/manipulate…

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Windows Azure Storage Known Issues (November 2013) [Resolved]

Updated [12/10/13] : The issues detailed in this blog have been resolved via updates to the service and the client library. The client table issue regarding the cast operator (issue 2 below) has been addressed in the 2.1.0.4 and 3.x client releases which are currently available on nuget and github. In preparation for a major…

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Windows Azure Tables Breaking Changes (November 2013)

In preparation for adding JSON support to Windows Azure Tables, we are pushing an update that introduces a few breaking changes for Windows Azure Tables. We strive hard to preserve backward compatibility and these changes were introduced due to dependencies we have on WCF Data Services. There are some changes in the WCF Data Services…

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Announcing Windows Azure Import/Export Service Preview

Windows Azure Storage team is excited to announce the preview of Windows Azure Import/Export service which provides an efficient solution for importing large amounts of on- premise data into Windows Azure Blobs or exporting your Windows Azure Blobs to you! In this blog post, we will walk you through information regarding high level capabilities, how…

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AzCopy – Transfer data with re-startable mode and SAS Token

Recently, we released a new version of AzCopy with a set of new features. You can always download latest version from aka.ms/AzCopy. New features added /DestSAS and /SourceSAS: This option allows access to storage containers and blobs with a SAS (Shared Access Signature) token. SAS token, which is generated by the storage account owner, grants…

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Announcing Storage Client Library 2.1 RTM & CTP for Windows Phone

We are pleased to announce that the storage client for .NET 2.1 has RTM’d. This release includes several notable features such as Async Task methods, IQueryable for Tables, buffer pooling support, and much more. In addition we are releasing the CTP of the storage client for Windows Phone 8. With the existing support for Windows…

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