Microsoft via its IaaS platform Windows Azure Infrastructure Service is actively competing against Amazon Web Services (AWS). Improvements to Azure include improved virtual machine (VM) Image Templates for SQL Server and SharePoint images and roomier VM sizes to accommodate larger memory servers; and a steeply discounted price. Would this be enough to make you consider [...]
Answer Question | April 29, 2013 6:17 PM
Amazon Web services, AWS, IaaS, Windows Azure
Word has it that Microsoft will soon enable customers to make VMs persistent on Windows Azure – opening up the possibility of running Linux on the cloud platform. Is this something you plan to do?
Answer Question | February 28, 2012 5:32 PM
Linux, Windows Azure
Cloud computing appears to be all the rage…until you look at actual adoption numbers (a recent survey of TechTarget readers found that around 70% of Windows users had no plans to connect servers to the cloud in the next year). What are your plans? What factors concern you most about the cloud?
Answer Question | December 8, 2011 3:39 PM
Cloud Computing, Windows Azure, Windows Server