We recently announced
the release of Windows Azure Virtual Machines
, an Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) offering in Windows Azure
. I wanted to share my insights into how you can quickly start to use and best take advantage of this service. Since I helped build it, I will warn you: I do love it!
[h=3]Virtual Machines Migration Patterns[/h] At a glance, Virtual Machines (VMs) consist of infrastructure
to deploy an application
. Specifically, this includes a persistent OS disk, possibly some persistent data disks, and internal/external networking glue to hold it all together. Despite the boring list, with these infrastructure ingredients, the possibilities are so much more exciting…