Episode 82 - Designing for Scale with Windows Azure Storage

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In this episode, we are joined by Jai Haridas — Principal SDE Manager for Windows Azure Storage — who shows how to build extremely high scale applications using Windows Azure Table and Blob storage. Jai goes in depth on a variety of best practices for building applications that handle scale in both number of transactions as well as size. If you have ever wondered how to get the most out of Windows Azure Table or Blob storage this episode is for you.


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In the Tip of the Week, we discuss a blog post by Clemens Vasters that shows how to use the Windows Azure Service bus as a backing store for scaling out SignalR applications.



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      Awesome Jai!
      You just showed how wrong I was designing my Table entities.
      It'll be great if you can share the code sample you used for demonstration during this session (possibly with comments where it matters :))


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