May 04, 2016 · 7 min read
Azure File storage is a lesser used and lesser known features of Azure storage. Azure File storage offers shared storage for applications using the standard SMB 2.1 or SMB 3.0 protocol. Microsoft Azure virtual machines, cloud services, and on-premises clients can share file data across application components via mounted shares or via File storage API. The most popular use cases of Azure File storage revolve around migrating existing applications to the cloud that use standard file system APIs such as WriteFile or ReadFile.
Aug 17, 2015 · 6 min read
Recently I got entangled in building a survey solution for this website. I was nearly done when I decided to scrap it. For the now scrapped implementation, I stored survey templates as JSON files in Azure Blob storage. That way I could design my own surveys simply by uploading a survey template. Next, I built logic in MVC to parse the JSON and build controls such as text box, radio button etc.