Category Archives: Storage Service

Affinity Groups in Azure

I see a lot of confusion about the current status of affinity groups in Microsoft Azure and thought it worthwhile to describe that status (or my view of it). Until 2012, Azure used a north-south network built to handle traditional … Continue reading

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Disk Storage on Linux VMs in Azure

Microsoft Azure supports the ability to mount VHDs into Azure Virtual Machines running any of the supported Linux distributions. Additionally, the Azure File Service provides a managed logical file system that can be mounted into Ubuntu distributions using the SMB … Continue reading

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