Windows Azure Storage: A Highly Available Cloud Storage Service with Strong Consistency
sponsored by Microsoft
Read this white paper to get an introduction to Windows Azure Storage (WAS), a scalable cloud storage system that provides customers with seemingly limitless data storage, access from anywhere at any time, and the ability to only pay for what they use. Find information on the WAS architecture, global namespace, and data model, as well as its resource provisioning, load balancing, and replication systems.
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