Offline Files synchronization with Xamarin forms and Azure Cloud

Hi, I explain my situation please recommend me some method. I'm creating an offline sync app using Azure as cloud and xamarin forms.

Aim of App:

  1. Capture an image, writing description for an image
  2. Storing it in the local database and when the internet is available it should sync it with Azure SQL database.

Things I have done:

  1. I'm using IMobileServiceSyncTable which saves a record locally without image and if the internet available it syncs local records with Azure SQL database table. This works fine.

Problem which I'm facing:

  1. I did some research and found a library Microsoft.Azure.Mobile.Server.Files which links images or files with a record and this library sync both images or files in Azure blob storage and description of the image in SQL Table. But we can't achieve it. Facing many errors. I think this library was deprecated

Others Recommendations

  1. Using different library to store images to blob storage and Can insert URL in SQL database

What's your suggestion? Thank in Advance

Answers

  • I recommend to use blob storage. This would be must faster. You can also expore Azure file sync but it is relatively new offering from Azure.
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