Azure Table Storage – limitations and solutions/workarounds(Part 2)

19 בSeptember 2012

This is part two of 2 parts posts discussing the limitations in Azure table storage. It’s highly recommended to read first Part 1. In this part I will discuss the querying limitations. Using table storage as your persistence layer – you need to be able to query the storage efficiently. The .NET layer above Table Storage (CloudTableClient) exposes the CreateQuery method that returns DataServiceQuery that implements IQueryable<T>public DataServiceQuery<T> CreateQuery<T>(string entitySetName); meaning you can write whatever LINQ query you want and it will compile – but only a very small subset is supported as described here – Query Operators (Table Service...
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