This course will provide a deep and thorough understanding of the Windows Azure storage services. After covering the basics the content will cover the more advanced topics, and round off with real-world scenarios of how the storage services can be used in distributed applications. The first modules will cover the use of storage accounts and the storage client library. The next three modules will cover the Windows Azure Storage Services, blobs, tables and queues. The final three modules will cover performance and scalability, using shared access signatures and transient fault handling.