Azure Table Storage

Using Azure Table Storage

Introduction

Table Storage is a key-value store that uses a partition key to help with scale out distribution of data and a row key for unique access to a particular entry within a partition. Together, these keys are used to uniquely identify a record in the account.

Accessing the account

First, we will need to add the following to our configuration file (app.config if it’s a console application, web.config if it’s a web application):

<configuration>
<appSettings>
<add key="StorageConnectionString" value="DefaultEndpointsProtocol=https;AccountName=<your account name>;AccountKey=<your account key>" />
</appSettings>
</configuration>

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Then, we will access our account with the following code: Continue reading

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