Preparing Oracle Linux VHD for Windows Azure Cloud

At the time of this writing (December, 2013) Windows Azure supported Linux distributions from Canonical (Ubuntu), Open Logic (CentOS), SUSE (SUSE Linux Enterprise), Open SUSE and Oracle Linux. However no documentation existed for preparing your own VHD on-premise and use it as a base for VM creation on Azure. This process should also work for…

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Which Windows Azure Cloud Architecture? PaaS or IaaS ?

Overview Those who have been associated with cloud computing for some time knows how to select a cloud deployment architecture. However, a few ISV partners our team works with consistently asks questions about the cloud architecture selection criteria and hence this post. It is really hard to decide IaaS or PaaS without the application context…

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