Chapter 14. Working with different types of data

This chapter covers

  • Working with static data
  • Working with dynamic data
  • Working with infrequently changing data

In previous chapters, we’ve shown you what you can do with the Table service, SQL Azure, and caching. In this chapter, we’ll look at how you can choose when to use these three technologies. Rather than focusing specifically on the technologies, we’ll look at the types of data you can store with each of the technologies and at how each technology will help you store different types of data.

We’ll look at three types of data in particular: static data, dynamic data, and infrequently changing data. We’ll also focus on where you can store the data and how you can efficiently retrieve it. ...

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