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Microsoft Azure Storage Essentials by Chukri Soueidi

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Chapter 4. Working with Tables

This chapter covers another service offered by Microsoft Azure. In the previous chapter, we have seen blobs, which provide a great option for storing unstructured data. The topic of this chapter will be Table storage. Tables provide scalable, structured data stores that allow you to store huge amounts of data. With the growing needs of modern high-performance applications, choosing the right data store is a major factor in the success of any application. We will start this chapter by discussing some of the data storage options and then dive deeper into the Table service.

The arrival of NoSQL

All software applications deal with data and eventually might need to store it somewhere and retrieve it later. When talking ...

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