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…


Security Best Practices for Windows Azure

Security is an very important aspect when it comes to computers and it should be at the top of everyone’s mind. When building environments, machines that are connected to internet, security becomes job one. One must take deliberate steps to protect the machines running in the cloud. Below are some of the well-known threats /attacks…