Creating a photo album for ASP.NET MVC 5 Users using Azure BLOB storage

In this blog post, we will integrate ASP.NET MVC with Azure BLOB Storage by saving an image for an ASP.NET Identity 2.0 user in Azure BLOB Storage. We’re going to cover a lot of ground in this post, including: Using ASP.NET Identity 2.0 user as reference in other table. Creating a one to many relationship … Continue reading Creating a photo album for ASP.NET MVC 5 Users using Azure BLOB storage

How to create a Container in Azure Storage from MVC application

I am working on a MVC application in which I need to work with Microsoft Azure storage .I had a requirement to create An Azure storage container from the MVC application. In this post I will share my learning that how I created a container programmatically. I created the view as shown in below image. … Continue reading How to create a Container in Azure Storage from MVC application

Conditional Reading of Windows Azure BLOB

Conditional reading of BLOB implies, you want to read BLOB only when BLOB is modified. There are scenarios when you need to read BLOB frequently. In that case to avoid network usage and bandwidth, you may consider reading BLOB only when BLOB has been modified since last read or download. This type of BLOB reading … Continue reading Conditional Reading of Windows Azure BLOB

Downloading file as byte array from AZURE BLOB storage in WCF Service

In this post I will show you how you can download a file from AZURE BLOB storage as byte array. Contract To download file client will have to provide ContainerName and filename to be downloaded. Service Implementation Very first you need to add reference of, Microsoft.WindowsAzure Microsoft.WindowsAzure.StorageClient Second you need to create connection string to … Continue reading Downloading file as byte array from AZURE BLOB storage in WCF Service

Creating X.509 certificate from Windows Azure BLOB

Sometime you may have to create X.509 certificate on the fly. Imagine you are writing a WCF Service to be hosted in App Fabric or creating a WCF Service Web Role to be hosted in Microsoft Data center. In these scenarios you don’t have access to local file system and in the service you are … Continue reading Creating X.509 certificate from Windows Azure BLOB