Category Archives: Virtual Network

Windows Azure Cloud Services and Virtual Networks

Windows Azure has historically been a pure PaaS solution with the deployment unit for compute being a hosted service comprising an optional web role and zero or more worker roles. Each role is deployed as one or more virtual machine … Continue reading

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Overview of the Windows Azure Platform

In my day job at Satory Global I spend a lot of time educating people about the Windows Azure Platform and helping them develop applications on the platform. In my book, the Microsoft Windows Azure Development Cookbook, I provided instructions … Continue reading

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Affinity Groups in Windows Azure

UPDATE I published another blog post describing the status of affinity groups in July 2014. Windows Azure Datacenters Microsoft has built out 8 Windows Azure datacenters in 3 geographical regions across the World. They are located in: North America North … Continue reading

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