The majority of applications, SQL Azure will be the preferred option for storing ASP.NET membership, session state, and so on. If the architecture of your application does not require SQL Azure, then falling back to using Azure Storage is a possibility.
Microsoft has released a code sample that contains the code required to enable the ASP.NET Azure Storage provider. This provider will store the user details (e-mail, username, password hash, and so on) in Table storage and store the customizable profile details (friendly name) in Blob storage in a text file per user.
Enabling the Azure Storage provider requires a few more manual steps than the universal provider did in the preceding exercise. This is because the NuGet package automatically configures many parts of the
web.config file for us:
1. Go to the Microsoft code sample site for Windows Azure and download the Windows Azure ASP.NET Providers Sample. The direct link to the sample is http://code.msdn.microsoft...