What is wrong with the Partition Key value?

If you are trying to insert Partition Key and Row Key values as below image then very likely you will encounter DataServiceRequestException. You cannot have below special characters as value of Partition Key and Row Key. Let us say you have a table called School and you are trying to insert entity in that table … Continue reading What is wrong with the Partition Key value?

List valid Data Center Locations for a Subscription using Windows Azure Management API

Windows Azure Management API enables you to manage Azure subscription through codes. In this post, I will show, how could you list valid datacenter locations available for given subscription using Windows Azure Management API? Windows Azure Management API is REST based API and allows you to perform almost all management level tasks with Azure subscription. … Continue reading List valid Data Center Locations for a Subscription using Windows Azure Management API

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

Publish Azure Project using Windows Azure SDK 1.5 Publish Setting wizard

In this post, I will show you step by step walkthrough to publish a cloud project in Windows Azure Right click on the cloud project and select Publish Windows Azure publish setting wizard will be open. First you need to set the credentials. I assume here that you have not set any credential before so … Continue reading Publish Azure Project using Windows Azure SDK 1.5 Publish Setting wizard

Inserting Null Value for Integer columns in Windows Azure Table

I recommend to read  below post before you start reading this post Creating Azure Table using CloudTableClient.CreateTableIfNotExist There may be requirement when you need to insert null values for values type columns in Azure table. In our recent project, we had a requirement to insert null values for integer columns. Usually if you don’t provide … Continue reading Inserting Null Value for Integer columns in Windows Azure Table

Creating Azure Table using CloudTableClient.CreateTableIfNotExist

I discussed Three simple steps to create Azure table in my last post. Just after submitting the post, I got a comment from Neil Mackenzie that I can avoid creation of context class [Step 2] in last post. He helped me with the link for the best practice on MSDN This post is to accommodate … Continue reading Creating Azure Table using CloudTableClient.CreateTableIfNotExist

Check Windows Azure Roles instance running in Emulator?

SDK :  Windows Azure SDK 1.5 In Build Windows Azure SDK 1.5 got announced. Windows Azure SDK 1.5 allows us to check whether Roles are running in emulator or not? Static method IsEmulated returns Boolean value after checking whether Role instance is running in emulator or not. Signature of IsEmulated is as below and it … Continue reading Check Windows Azure Roles instance running in Emulator?

Upload Image from Silverlight to Azure BLOB using WCF

Working with Azure Blob is very common task you must be doing. Sometime you may come with requirement to upload an image from Silverlight client to Azure BLOB. In this post I am trying to help you in achieving this. In this post I will show you below three stuffs. Uploading Image to Azure BOLB … Continue reading Upload Image from Silverlight to Azure BLOB using WCF

Announcement for Windows Azure at Build : What is new ?

In Build couple of interesting stuff on Windows Azure got announced. They are as below,   Windows Azure Toolkit for Windows 8 Download: http://watwindows8.codeplex.com/     It helps to create Metro style applications that may harness capability of Windows Azure . This toolkit contains Application creation guidance Tooling support for Visual studio project template Code … Continue reading Announcement for Windows Azure at Build : What is new ?