Category Archives: Cloud Services

Getting Closer to Achieving Cross-Table Consistency with Azure Table Storage

If you have ever attempted to implement an application that uses the Microsoft Azure Table Storage and goes beyond a certain degree of “Hello World” complexity, you may have come across the need for utilizing multiple tables to persist your data structures. A common example is the requirement to overlay a composite type over two […]

Security Permissions for Roles Running within a Limited Execution Context

This post discusses how to explicitly set permissions on role instance resources for a Cloud Service; Worker (WaWorkerHost.exe), or Web (WaIISHost.exe) process running within a limited execution runtime context.  In situations where we need to access a resource from these processes that requires an elevated set of permissions, the easiest thing to do is modify […]