TechNet Radio: (Part 1) Infrastructure as a Service – Windows Azure Virtual Machines & What’s in it for You

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Matt Hester
kicks off his 8 part Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) series and in today’s episode he welcomes Chief Technical Evangelist for the Cloud, Brian Prince to the show as they give us an overview of Microsoft’s IaaS platform, aka Windows Azure Virtual Machines. Tune in as they build a case for why both developers and IT Professionals should consider using this service as well as how to get started and create your own Azure Virtual Machine in minutes.

  • [1:44] What’s  “DevOps”?
  • [4:52] How does IaaS affect me? What is Windows Azure Virtual Machines?
  • [6:02] Tesla vs. Edison? Umm…I thought we were talking about Azure? How does this story fit in exactly?
  • [13:01] Ok, I get it…now what’s the deal with PaaS (Platform as a Service)? How is this different than IaaS?
  • [21:13] DEMO: How to setup and create an Azure Virtual Machine


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