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Archives for 2012

Storage Client Library 2.0 – Implementing Retry Policies

Continuing my blog posts about migrating code to make use of storage client library 2.0, in this post I will talk about some changes done in the library for implementing retries in your code. You can read my previous posts on storage client library 2.0 here: … [Read more...]

Storage Client Library 2.0 – Exception Handling

Continuing my blog posts about migrating code to make use of storage client library 2.0, in this post I will talk about some more changes done in the library for handling exceptions. You can read my previous posts on storage client library 2.0 … [Read more...]

Oh LinkedIn! Please Take Away Endorsement Feature or Do Something About It

I used to love LinkedIn. I still do, but not that much. I login there once in a while to check out who looked at my profile just to get a kick that yes, I’m still somewhat important. Folks are checking me out :). Though it is becoming more and more irritating than being useful. One of the reasons … [Read more...]

Cerebrata Story – Azure Management Cmdlets

Continuing Cerebrata journey, in this blog post I will describe how we built our 3rd product – Azure Management Cmdlets. In short this product contains a number of PowerShell Cmdlets for managing Windows Azure. Why Did We Build It? Only reason I could think of regarding building this product was … [Read more...]

Storage Client Library 2.0 – Migrating Blob Storage Code

A few days ago I wrote blog posts about migrating code from storage client library 1.7 to 2.0 to manage Windows Azure Table and Queue Storage. You can read those posts here: http://gauravmantri.com/2012/11/17/storage-client-library-2-0-migrating-table-storage-code/ and … [Read more...]

Storage Client Library 2.0 – Migrating Queue Storage Code

A few days ago I wrote a blog post about migrating code from storage client library 1.7 to 2.0 to manage Windows Azure Table Storage. You can read that post here: http://gauravmantri.com/2012/11/17/storage-client-library-2-0-migrating-table-storage-code/. In this post, I will talk about migrating … [Read more...]

Storage Client Library 2.0 – Migrating Table Storage Code

Recently with the release of SDK 1.8 for Windows Azure, the Windows Azure Storage Team announced the availability of the next version of storage client library (version 2.0). The new library is significantly different than the previous version and from what I know, it has been written from ground up … [Read more...]

Windows Azure Media Service-Part IV (Managing Access Policies via REST API)

In the last post about Windows Azure Media Service (Media Service), I talked about how you can manage assets using REST API. You can read that post here: http://gauravmantri.com/2012/10/10/windows-azure-media-service-part-iii-managing-assets-via-rest-api/. In this post, I’m going to take this … [Read more...]

Windows Azure Media Service-Part III (Managing Assets via REST API)

UPDATE: I originally posted this blog in October 2012. At that time the REST API service version was 1.0. A few days back, Media Services team released a new version of REST API (version 2.0). There are some changes in version 2.0 over version 1.0 so I decided to update this blog post. In the … [Read more...]

Windows Azure Media Service-Part II (Setup, API and Access Token)

In the previous post about Windows Azure Media Service (Media Service), I provided an introduction to the service as to how I understood it. I also explained some key terms associated with Media Service. You can read this post here: … [Read more...]