Category Archives: PAAS

Installing Java Runtime in Azure Cloud Services with Chocolatey

I recently wrote a blog post about installing Splunk on Azure Web/Worker roles with the help of a startup task. You can see that blog post here. In this blog post I will show you how to install Java runtime … Continue reading

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Installing Splunk Forwarder in Azure Web/Worker Roles with a Startup Task

Overview I recently had to install Splunk Universal Forwarder in Azure worker roles. Azure web/worker roles are stateless so the only way to install any software is to do so via Azure startup tasks. Azure startup tasks have been around … Continue reading

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Benefits of Platform As a Service (PAAS)

Windows Azure Platform is a rich Platform as a Service(PAAS) cloud offering. It also offer Infrastructure As A Service(IAAS). The following articles from Gartner and Forrester Research do a great job of describing benefits of using PAAS. Gartner: PaaS-O-Nomics 101 … Continue reading

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