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Beginning Windows Phone 7 Development by Eugene Chuvyrov, Henry Lee

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Chapter 3. Using Cloud Services As Data Stores

Today we hear lots of buzz on cloud computing technology, and it is definitely exciting technology that you should tune into, because the cloud truly empowers you as the developer to focus on building an application and off-loading the infrastructure needs to the cloud.

Suppose you have developed an application where businesses can take a picture of invoices and track the money spent like QuickBooks. In Windows Phone, you can easily use the isolated storage covered in Chapter 13. The problem with isolated storage is that the storage space is tied to the phone, and it can differ from manufacturer to manufacturer, and, most importantly, many users will store music, videos, and documents, which can quickly ...

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