31 Days of Servers in the Cloud – Windows Azure, IaaS and So Much More!(6 of 31)

While our series covers a lot of the IaaS pieces of Windows Azure, Windows Azure has so many more services it can offer you and your datacenter.  In today’s post Yung does a great job of talking about many of the other features to Windows Azure.  Windows Azure has so many choices that may fit…


31 Days of Servers in the Cloud – Loading Up Windows Azure Part (5 of 31)

In today’s post Kevin takes a look at how to upload your own vhd files to Windows Azure IaaS.   Kevin does a great job at taking you through the steps to take your own .vhd files and upload them to Windows Azure.  He shows how one of my favorite tools, PowerShell helped him with  the…


31 Days of Servers in the Cloud – Servers Talking in the Cloud (Part 4 of 31)

Setting up your trial account in Windows Azure can be very easy to do.  If you have not yet, you can visit https://aka.ms/GetAzureIaaS to get started.  In part 2 and part 3 Tommy showed you how easy it is to get rolling in the cloud with your virtual systems from getting your Virtual Machines started…


31 Days of Servers in the Cloud – What OS to Choose?(Part 3 of 31)

Decisions, Decisions, Decisions.  You might think when you are creating your Windows Azure Virtual Machines, the only choice you would have is Windows Server technologies.  You actually have quite a few to choose, from Windows Server, to Linux, to your own images.  You have plenty of choices for your servers in the cloud.  Tommy does…


20th Anniversary Walt Disney World Marathon Training Week 17: Part 2

Okay, so this is supposed to be week 18, but I do not know how to count, so this week 17 redo.  I also realized I had signed up for a run called the New Years double, which I had committed to running a 1/2 marathon on New Years Eve and again on New Years…

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31 Days of Servers in the Cloud: Windows Azure IaaS and You (Part 1 of 31)

Good morning Everyone and Happy New Year.   For the New Year all of my IT Pro teammates across the country wanted to get together and talk about 31 things we love about having Servers in the Cloud.   Throughout this month we are going to be talking about Windows Azure IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service).  You…