February 1, 2010 ‘Windows Azure’ was introduced as a cloud service platform by tech giant Microsoft later named ‘Microsoft Azure’ on March 25, 2014. Azure is a cloud service which is hosted by Microsoft to construct, install and manage different products and application services by a worldwide network.
Azure’s flexible use of information gives a platform that can be used to build new products to run on cloud and convert existing products with cloud like functionalities. Its open infrastructure gives developers the opportunity to build applications on Web, interconnected devices, servers and hybrid solutions with both online and on-premises.
The major advantage of Microsoft Azure cloud platform is its adaptability and can easily integrate with current infrastructure. Other features include scalability, cross-platform compatibility, disaster recovery, and remote application publishing and so on.Azure can support both Microsoft and non-Microsoft environment and languages.
Microsoft Azure as
●SaaS(Software as a service)
●Allows customers to use cloud -based products over the Internet. Like email, MS office etc .●PaaS (Product as a service)
●PaaS is designed to support the complete framework of web application life cycle.Building, testing, installing, updating and maintenance.●IaaS (Infrastructure as a service)
●It is an instant computing architecture with predefined rules and directed over the Internet.
Azure for Storing Data
A business needs a lot of space for data storage with a great maintenance
system such that data can be retrieved easily. Azure use Binary large object (BLOBs)
technology to store all types of data like videos, audios, structured and unstructured data.
Also, we can import and export data as per user requirements with help of Azure’s dynamic features.
Time taken to launch website
You can develop a website on different platform using Azure’s Cloud in short period of time. No matters it's an open source application development or use of framework for development with very short span of time.
Operating Virtual Machines with Azure
As per the business requirement, Microsoft Azure allows you to launch windows or Linux virtual machine. Microsoft Azure Virtual Machines endow you to get additional memory and processing power for managing high-traffic applications without adding an extra server to your datacenter. Azure allows you to add as many virtual machine instances as required.
Azure Mobile Services
Certain features of Azure allows you to make apps for iOS, Android, and windows for mobile. As per Azure mobile services, Apps development can be done offline and sync it later when satisfaction is achieved, user authenticity is also provided at Facebook , Google, Twitter, and Windows Live social media portals.
It supports the broadest number of frameworks, tools, operating systems, database and devices. You can build apps on PHP, .Net, SharePoint, Python etc.
How to create a VM instance in Azure
In this Tutorial we are going to launch a Virtual Machine in azure.
How to install WordPress on VM instance in Azure
Before you start installing WordPress on VM instance on Azure. You must log in into the machine. You can launch a VM Instance in Azure using this tutorial. After launch of machine log in into the machine using SSH. If you do not know how to SSH in VM instance you can follow this tutorial.
How to launch a VM instances in Google Cloud
In this tutorial we are going to launch a Compute Egine instance.
How to install WordPress on VM instance in Google Cloud
Before you start installing WordPress on VM instance on Google Cloud. You must log in into the machine. You can launch a VM Instance on Google Cloud using this tutorial. After launch of machine log in into the machine using SSH. If you do not know how to SSH in VM instance you can follow this tutorial.
How To Launch EC2 Machine
In this article we are going to learn how to launch a EC2 instance. For this you need to have AWS account.
How to install WordPress on ec2 machine
Before you start installing WordPress on ec2 machine. You must log in into the machine.