Is your development toolset ready for the cloud? Windows Azure provides a solid set of storage technologies that, when used properly, can open the door for new experiences within your applications. In this session, we'll walk through a series of sample usage scenarios that leverage Blobs, Tables and Queues to enhance the user experience for a sample Windows 8 store application. We'll talk about how you can structure your data to take best advantage of the storage types that Windows Azure provides, and how to avoid some common pitfalls that can prevent Windows Azure from helping you deliver on your reliability and scalability goals. By the end of the session, you should have some concrete ideas on how you can leverage Windows Azure storage technologies to make your applications and services great.