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Automating Azure Virtual Machine Deployment with Chef

In this post, I’ll show you how to setup your Chef environment to provision Azure Virtual Machines and walk you through creating a policy or “cookbook” and then deploying this cookbook to an Azure VM.


Troubleshooting Microsoft Azure Storage with Message Analyzer

Simplify diagnosis of Azure Storage applications by using Microsoft Message Analyzer to import and correlate logs from Azure Storage, Client applications and network traces. This blog demonstrates how to use rich queries and rules designed to help troubleshoot your storage based applications based on the Monitoring, Diagnostics and Troubleshooting Guide.

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Blender on Azure Batch

Today we’re releasing Blender on Azure Batch. Components that will help you run rendering jobs on Azure Batch. This post will show you how to get started with running Blender jobs on the cloud.