Storage

Analyze ELMAH Logs of Your Cloud Services on Your Desktop in Real-Time With Azure Files

  • May 4, 2016
Azure File storage is a lesser used and lesser known features of Azure storage. Azure File storage offers shared storage for applications using the standard SMB 2.1 or SMB 3.0 protocol. Microsoft Azure virtual machines, cloud services, and on-premises clients can share file data across application components via mounted shares or via File storage API. The most popular use cases of Azure File storage revolve around migrating existing applications to the cloud that use standard file system APIs such as WriteFile or ReadFile.

Building IoT Solutions with Microsoft Orleans and Microsoft Azure - Part 2

  • September 20, 2015
Before I start off with the main topic of this post, I would like to let you know that I have added Microsoft Office 365 to my arsenal. Earlier, I was not able to respond to your emails with my email id [email protected] However, now this email id has its own inbox and other goodies offered by MS Office 365. Say wassup to me any time you want to connect and I would respond!

Handling Scheduled and Continuous Workloads Through Azure WebJobs

  • August 26, 2015
What are WebJobs? If you have ever built an application of anything more than small scale, you know that you need to have services running in the background that can handle workloads that either are required to execute in the background or are required to run on scheduled intervals. There are several solutions available for this problem in on-premise and cloud worlds. You can use a windows service or have an HTTP endpoint triggered by a cron service such as Windows Task Scheduler to schedule a task.

Exploring Azure Append Blob By Building a Log Combining Application

  • August 17, 2015
Recently I got entangled in building a survey solution for this website. I was nearly done when I decided to scrap it. For the now scrapped implementation, I stored survey templates as JSON files in Azure Blob storage. That way I could design my own surveys simply by uploading a survey template. Next, I built logic in MVC to parse the JSON and build controls such as text box, radio button etc.
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Hi! I'm Rahul Rai, an author, a programmer, and a technophile. I'm a Consultant at Readify, Sydney, Australia.

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