In today’s post of the 31 Days of Windows Servers (VMs) in the Cloud Series, Keith Mayer gives us Step-by-Step: Running FREE Linux Virtual Machines in the Cloud with Windows Azure.  As I have mentioned in a previous post, Windows Azure offers the ability to run a number of Linux distros as VMs in the cloud as well as the latest Windows Server Operating Systems.  From a Linux standpoint, the currently supported list of Operating Systems includes OpenLogic CentOS 6.3, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2, Ubuntu Server 12.04.1 LTS, and Ubuntu Server 12.10. 

STEP 1 – Sign up for FREE Windows Azure account and start your journey to learning

STEP 2 – Sign up for a FREE Microsoft Virtual Academy eLearning account to take FREE TRAINING on Windows Azure at your own pace

STEP 3 – Catch up on this blog series on Windows Azure IaaS by remembering the shortened URL http://aka.ms/IaaSSeries and come back at your leisure

The direct link to this blog article is here

Enjoy!