IIS Logs stops writing in cloud service

I was recently working on a case where the IIS logs stops writing on all Production boxes. There was 995GB on C:\ disk for logs, but logs writing starts only after some files were deleted. The Current IIS logs directory size was 2.91 GB (3,132,727,296 bytes). So I looked at the diagnostic.wadcfg files. <?xml version=”1.0″…

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One Instance of the Role Just Recycles After SDK Upgrade

I was recently working on a customer issue where one instance Instance 0 of the Role won’t come up. On the Windows Azure Management Portal all that can be seen is that the Instance 0 keeps on recycling while other instances are running fine.  The following message is perpetually displayed. “Recycling (Role has encountered an…

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ASP.NET Session state broken after migrating from Windows Azure shared Cache to Role Based Cache

Windows Azure Shared Cache feature is  going to depreciate soon and right now Microsoft is not allowing the end users to create new shared cache namespace from the management portal. One of the Microsoft partner, who was leveraging Shared Cache to managing the ASP.NET Session state for their Deployed CloudServices got this information from some…