Gaurav Mantri's Personal Blog.

Windows Azure Storage and Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) – Lets Have Some Fun

Recently Windows Azure Storage introduced a bunch of new changes. I wrote a blog post summarizing these changes which you can read here: http://gauravmantri.com/2013/11/28/new-changes-to-windows-azure-storage-a-perfect-thanksgiving-gift/. One of the important changes is the support for Cross-Origin … [Read more...]

New Changes to Windows Azure Storage – A Perfect Thanksgiving Gift

Yesterday Windows Azure Storage announced a number of enhancements to the core service. These enhancements are long awaited and with the way things are implemented, all I can say is that it was worth the wait. In this blog post, we will go over these changes. There are so many changes that if I … [Read more...]

Revisiting Windows Azure Shared Access Signature

In this blog post, we’ll talk about Shared Access Signature (SAS) functionality in Windows Azure. Steve Marx (@smarx) wrote excellent blog posts on the same subject a few years ago which you can read here: http://blog.smarx.com/posts/shared-access-signatures-are-easy-these-days, … [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...]

Updates To Windows Azure Storage–Summary Of New Features

Last week we saw a lot of new features introduced in Windows Azure Platform. We also saw that all of these new features can be accessed either via new and improved Windows Azure Portal or using Service Management REST API (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windowsazure/ee460799). In fact, … [Read more...]

Comparing Windows Azure Queue Service and Amazon Simple Queue Service–Summary

Over the past few weeks, I have been writing a detailed blog post comparing Windows Azure Queue Service and Amazon Simple Queue Service. You can read that post here: http://gauravmantri.com/2012/03/27/comparing-windows-azure-queue-service-and-amazon-simple-queue-service/. This post turned out to be … [Read more...]

Comparing Windows Azure Queue Service and Amazon Simple Queue Service

In this blog post, we’re going to compare Windows Azure Queue Service and Amazon Simple Queue Service from core functionality point of view. For the sake of brevity, we’re going to refer Windows Azure Queue Service as WAQS and Amazon Simple Queue Service as ASQS in the rest of this blog post. From … [Read more...]