Configuring Azure Virtual Machines for Optimal Storage Performance

In support, one of the most common questions we get is: How do I achieve the best disk performance for Azure virtual machines? Platform Planning: In the standard tier of virtual machine in Azure, the maximum IOPS is 500 per disk. When planning for a high I/O virtual machine, you also need to take into…


Windows Azure Virtual Machines – Common Questions

This blog post is summarizes most common questions Windows Azure Virtual Machine users come across.   1) Capture Versus Snapshot Capturing a VM creates an image(not meant for backup) that can be used to create multiple VMs based on that same image. You can capture a VM using the Capture option in the portal, the Save-AzureVMImage…