Super cheap Azure SQL Database

If you’re looking for a super simple, super cheap SQL Server database, for basic development or for a very lightly used production application, Azure offers their “Basic” instance for about $5 per month. It’s extremely limited, but if you’re looking to spare every dime, it’ll function. Developing .NET on a Mac or a cloud IDE […]

Uploading block blobs to Azure from Cyberduck

Cyberduck, which is a ridiculously awesome file transfer and storage browser application, has a little quirk that caught me off-guard. When uploading to Azure, it writes append blobs by default instead of block blobs, and personally, I only need block blobs. There’s no actual setting in the app, but after a bit of help, and […]