Questions? Feedback? powered by Olark live chat software
Skip Navigation

Microsoft Azure Blog

Most recent posts

Linux and Graceful Shutdowns

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Senior Program Manager, OSTC

IaaS Virtual machines on Azure may be shut down in a number of ways, either via the Azure Management Portal, Azure Powershell cmdlets or CLI tools, or even by a user who is logged in interactively. …

See you at TechEd!

Friday, May 2, 2014

Program Manager, Azure Web Sites

If you are in the technology biz, TechEd is somewhat hard to miss. What might be a little hard to deal with is the enormous amount of content offered at the conference. With close to 700 individual…

IIS Reset on Windows Azure Web Role

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

If you are a web developer, you have most probably used the “quick-and-easy” iisreset command to reset a misbehaving IIS host. This trick usually works great on a classic Windows Server VM. However,…


Basic Tier Virtual Machines

Monday, April 28, 2014

Program Manager, Azure Compute

With our latest Microsoft Azure release, we introduced a brand new tier of Virtual Machine sizes called “Basic”. This Basic tier of Virtual Machine sizes have similar configurations to their Standard…