Category Archives: Azure

DNS issue while setting Active Directory in Azure Virtual Network

I was recently setting up active directory in an Azure Virtual Network and I ran into an issue related to DNS. MSDN has the following documentation about setting up Active Directory in Azure Virtual Network. Guidelines for deploying Active Directory … Continue reading

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Installing Gnome desktop on CentOS running in Windows Azure VM

I recently tried to setup Gnome Desktop on CentOS 6.3 running in a Windows Azure virtual machine. It turned out to be a bit harder than expected so I thought I will document this for other who may attempt to … Continue reading

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Free Azure EBook Gallery

If you want to learn more about Windows Azure you will find many free books here.  

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Handy Windows Azure IAAS Resources

How to Get support Windows Azure Virtual Machines and Virtual Networks are currently in preview. The only way of getting support is via public support forums. These forums are monitored by Microsoft Support Engineers and most questions are answered with … Continue reading

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Windows Azure Load Balancer

All public facing compute resources in Windows Azure sit behind a load balancer. It provides round robin load balancing. It does not check the health of the compute resources as that is the responsibility of Fabric Controller application. As a … Continue reading

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