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31 Days of Servers in the Cloud – What are my OS choices? (Part 3 of 31)

If you’re considering extending your datacenter by running some (all?) of your servers “in the cloud” in Windows Azure, you might be asking, “What operating systems does Windows Azure support?”

Great cloud visibility can be had with System Center 2012“What operating systems does Windows Azure support?”

Yeah.  Like that. 

The answer is found in todays installment of our “31 Days of Servers in the Cloud” series, written again by Tommy Patterson.  

READ HIS ARTICLE, HERE.

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“Hey Kevin.. when are you going to be writing one of these?”

I’m up in two days.  In Saturday’s Part 5 of our series, I’m going to show you how to upload your own pre-built virtual machine’s hard disk into Windows Azure storage, and then create that as a virtual machine “in the cloud”.

Read the original blog entry...

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Kevin is an engaging and highly sought-after speaker and webcaster who has landed several times on Microsoft's top 10 webcast list, and has delivered many top-scoring TechNet events and webcasts. In his past outside of Microsoft, Kevin has held positions such as software engineer, information systems professional, and information systems manager. He loves sharing helpful new solutions and technologies with his IT professional peers.

A prolific blogger, Kevin shares his thoughts, ideas and tips on his “Full of I.T.” blog (http://aka.ms/FullOfIT). He also contributes to and moderates the TechNet Forum IT Manager discussion (http://aka.ms/ITManager), and presents live TechNet Events throughout the central U.S. (http://www.technetevents.com). When he's not busy learning or blogging about new technologies, Kevin enjoys digital photography and videography, and sings in a band. (Q: Midlife crisis? A: More cowbell!) He continues to challenge his TechNet Event audiences to sing Karaoke with him.

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