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 technical support for MSDN, TechNet or MPN Users and Partners

Support Benefits for Microsoft Azure Some Microsoft Programs give support benefits that can be used to get access to Azure technical support. The following programs are part of the Azure Support Benefits: MSDN and BizSpark Microsoft Partner Network Signature Cloud Support Each of these programs will give you a different level of support benefits, from…

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Windows Azure support – How it works and how to receive help

Windows Azure is a great new family of cloud based services and features offered by Microsoft. As new innovations are made in the technology field, users may need help to- learn, understand different offerings and receive support to solve specific issues. The purpose of this post is to present you with the various available options…

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Minor Update to Windows Azure SDK – 1.8.1 February 2013

Yesterday I while updating my machine I noticed that Windows Azure SDK for .NET been updated. The latest version is (v1.8.1) February 2013 edition.    ——————– Abhishek Anand Support Escalation Engineer Windows Azure Technical Support


Windows Azure PowerShell – Script for basic PaaS and IaaS Operations

We assume that you have already set up your PowerShell for Windows Azure based on our previous Blog Post: Windows Azure PowerShell – Getting Started. In this blog we will be providing a Menu Based PowerShell Script to perform basic Cloud operation on Windows Azure. Before we dive into the details, stack of possible operation…


Windows Azure Features and Technical Support Options

              UPDATED POST CLICK HERE  Last Updated: June 04, 2014    ————————–                 [Disclaimer: This is not an official document regarding Windows Azure Support Structure.] Last Updated: April 18, 2013 (Revision 2.0) The following addresses some of the confusion that has been raised after a…