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With the release of Windows Azure November 2009 CTP, now we have two types of blobs.

  • Block Blob - This blob type is in place since PDC 2008 and is optimized for streaming workloads. [Max Size allowed : 200GB]
  • Page Blob - With November 2009 CTP release, a new blob type is added which is optimized for random read / writes called Page Blob. [Max Size allowed : 1TB]

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