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My original blog post and NuGet package have generated a lot of interest (great!) and a couple of bugs (not so great!) in the slightly naive code I dropped out of a early development project I was working on.
I’ve since had the opportunity to test the code at reasonable scale (> 1 million users, 1000s of concurrent logons) and made a few changes to the table structures as a result of learning more about the ASP.Net provider workflow.
There’s also a fix on the way for the “Google” issue – invalid (from an Azure table storage perspective) characters being placed in partition and row keys.
Finally apologies in the delay for replying to everybody’s comments – I took a solid 2 weeks off over the Christmas break and since rejoining the fray have been absolutely snowed under. I hope normal service is now resumed and as well as these bug fixes I’ve got some blog posts on the way covering topics such as cross-table concurrent table storage patterns, alerting around an Azure system and using Shared Access Signatures to reduce server rental fees.