This is an example of microsoft not being very careful when releasing software. Key features get broken and priority is not given to fixing them.
In this case there is a mismatch between the recommended logging approach (log everything to the local event log and use DiagnosticMonitor to send to table storage) and the latest storage account bits. This shows a serious lack of attention to detail.
Azure is meant to be the bread and butter of microsoft. It should be a wonderful platform. However there has been too little attention given to things like documentation and sample code.
Update: They have now fixed this with SDK v2.0, looks like someone had jumped the gun with releasing new bits.