Custom Storage Providers for ASP.NET Identity

ASP.NET identity is an extensible system that enables you to create your own storage provider and use it i your application without re-working your application. By default, ASP.NET identity system stores user information in SQL Server database, and uses Entity Framework Code First to create a database. In many applications, this approach works fine. But you may prefer to use a different type of persistence mechanism, like Windows Azure Table Storage, or you may already have a database table with very different structure than the default one.

You can write a customized provider for your storage mechanism and plug that provider to your application.

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