Queues are essentially the Windows Azure equivalents of an MSMQ. A queue is a First In, First Out (FIFO) data structure that can store almost anything that can be serialized. Queues are ideally suited for situations in which delivery of a message or processing of information absolutely must happen. It’s similarly well suited to operations characterized by long-running processes and asynchronous jobs. There is a specific WCF Binding (MSMQ) to use for queues that is the primary way reliable messaging is facilitated with Windows Azure.
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