Reading #5 – Microsoft Azure Managing Virtual Machines

Managing Virtual Machines There are various options for managing Azure VMs; some are available for all platforms, and others just for Windows or Linux VMs. Virtual Machine Agents and Virtual Machine Extensions VM Agent Extensions are software components that extend the VM functionality and management operations. The VM Agent is a lightweight process intended to […]

Reading #2 – Microsoft Azure Creating Virtual Machines

Creating Virtual Machines 1. Planning Considerations Storage: How much, where, and in what configuration Disk: Sizing, persistence and caching. Compute: Capacity required. Availability: Uptime requirements, geo-distribution, service level agreements, and accessibility. Cost: Azure services, such as storage and compute. Azure pricing Online Pricing Calculator tool 2. Methods for Creating Virtual Machines A. Create a Windows […]