Hiya folks!  You probably know that I am a Technology Evangelist (TE) on the US Developer and Platform Evangelism (DPE) team. What you may not know is that there are 12 of us in the United States that are a part of this team (I have linked each of them in the list on the right side of my blog). We have been working on a series of blog posts called “The 31 Days of Servers in the Cloud”. This is a series of posts about leveraging the new VM Role in windows Azure. You may also hear this referred to as Azure IaaS.

 

Thus far there have been 25 Posts made in the series covering a broad set of topics. There are topics ranging from a basic introduction to Azure IaaS and what it means to you to more specific topics like using PowerShell to create and manage VM’s in Azure. we are laying the groundwork in this series to get you up to speed on using Windows Azure IaaS as another tool for you to build and manage your infrastructure.

 

If you would like to learn more about Azure IaaS, I encourage you to sign up for a 90 Day Free Trial of Windows Azure!

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I also recommend you book mark my blog post and check back each day as we add the final posts to the series!  Here is what we have so far….

 

Part 1 - 31 Days of Servers in the Cloud: Windows Azure IaaS and You

Part 2 - 31 Days of Servers in the Cloud: Building Free Lab VMs in the Microsoft Cloud

Part 3 - 31 Days of Servers in the Cloud: Supported Virtual Machine Operating Systems in the Microsoft Cloud

Part 4 - 31 Days of Servers in the Cloud: Servers Talking in the Cloud

Part 5 - 31 Days of Servers in the Cloud: Move a local VM to the Cloud

Part 6 - 31 Days of Servers in the Cloud: Windows Azure Features Overview

Part 7 - 31 Days of Servers in the Cloud: Step-by-Step: Build a FREE SharePoint 2013 Lab in the Cloud with Windows Azure

Part 8 – 31 Days of Servers in the Cloud: Setting up Management (Certs and Ports)

Part 9 – 31 Days of Servers in the Cloud: Windows Azure and Virtual Networking….What it is

Part 10 – 31 Says of Servers in the Cloud - Windows Azure and Virtual Networking – Getting Started–Step–by-Step

Part 11 – 31 Days of Servers in the Cloud - Step-by-Step: Running FREE Linux Virtual Machines in the Cloud with Windows Azure

Part 12 – 31 Days of Servers in the cloud - Step-by-Step: Connecting System Center 2012 App Controller to Windows Azure

Part 13 – 31 Days of Servers in the Cloud - Creating Azure Virtual Machines with App Controller

Part 14 – 31 Days of Servers in the Cloud – How to: Create an Azure VM using PowerShell

Part 15 – 31 Days of Servers in the Cloud - What Does Windows Azure Cloud Computing REALLY Cost + How to SAVE

Part 16 – 31 Days of Servers in the Cloud - Consider This, Reasons for Using Windows Azure IaaS

Part 17 – 31 Days of Servers in the Cloud - Step-by-Step: Templating VMs in the Cloud with Windows Azure and PowerShell

Part 18 – 31 Days of Servers in the Cloud – How to Delete VHD files in Azure

Part 19 – 31 Days of Servers in the Cloud - Create a Windows Azure Network Using PowerShell

Part 20 – 31 Days of Servers in the Cloud - Step-by-Step: Extending On-Premise Active Directory to the Cloud with Windows Azure

Part 21 – 31 Days of Servers in the Cloud – Beyond IaaS for the IT Pro

Part 22 – 31 Days of Servers in the Cloud - Using your own SQL Server in Windows Azure

Part 23 – 31 Days of Servers in the Cloud – Incorporating AD in Windows Azure

Part 24 – 31 Days of Servers in the Cloud - Connecting Windows Azure PaaS to IaaS

Part 25 – 31 Days of Servers in the Cloud - Using System Center 2012 SP1 to Store VM’s in Windows Azure

Part 26 – 31 Days of Servers in the Cloud - Monitoring and Troubleshooting on the Cheap (Meaning: Without System Center)

Part 27 – 31 Days of Servers in the Cloud - Using Windows Azure VMs to learn: Windows Server 2012 Storage

Part 28 – 31 Days of Servers in the Cloud – Introduction to Windows Azure Add-Ons from the Windows Azure Store

Part 29 – 31 Days of Servers in the Cloud - Using Windows Azure VMs to learn: Networking Basics (DHCP, DNS)

Part 30 – 31 Days of Servers in the Cloud - Using Windows Azure VMs to learn: RDS

Part 31 – 31 Days of Servers in the Cloud - Our favorite other resources (Links to How-Tos, Guides, Training Resources)

 

As you can see, we still have 8 more posts to make in the series so check back each day to see what we have added!

 

-Cheers!