Windows Azure’s Virtual Machines

Most of us are unaware of windows azure. But for those who have the concept of cloud computing, can understand the windows azure as a different services. So basically for the infrastructures, Azure helps to create a virtual machines in cloud. Those machines are virtual, this is the reason we call them VMs. On talking with its purpose for virtual machines, we can find the various servers that could be created and installed within few minutes.

Azure provides the servers that are listed below as the virtual machines:

  • Windows Server 2012 Datacenter

  • Windows Server 2012 R2 Preview

  • Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

  • SharePoint Server 2013 Trial

  • SQL Server 2014 CTP1 Evaluation Edition On Windows Server 2012

  • SQL Server 2014 CTP1 Evaluation Edition On Windows Server 2012 R2

  • SQL Server 2012 SP1 Enterprise On Win2012

  • SQL Server 2012 SP1 Enterprise On Win2K8R2

  • SQL Server 2012 SP1 Standard On Win2012

  • SQL Server 2012 SP1 Standard On Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

  • SQL Server 2012 SP1 Web On Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

  • SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2 Enterprise On Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

  • SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2 Standard On Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

  • BizTalk Server 2013 Enterprise

  • BizTalk Server 2013 Evaluation

  • BizTalk Server 2013 Standard

  • Visual Studio Ultimate 2013 Preview

  • openSUSE 12.3

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3

  • Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS

  • Ubuntu Server 12.10

  • Ubuntu Server 13.04

  • OpenLogic CentOS 6.3

I guess more and more virtual machines will be added to Azure. So which one will you prefer, Azure provides you as you wish. Happy Cloud Computing Smile

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