Windows Azure For Developers Task 5: Configuring Virtual Machine sizes

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By  Dhananjay Kumar   On  01 Mar 2011 08:03:48
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In this article,we discuss about Windows Azure For Developers Task 5: Configuring Virtual Machine sizes.
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Introduction

In this article,we discuss about Windows Azure For Developers Task 5: Configuring Virtual Machine sizes.

What is specifying Virtual Machine Size?

We can specify the size of virtual machine on which Role will be deployed.  Size of VM defines

1.    CPU core
2.    Memory capacity
3.    Local file system

We can specify Virtual Machine size for the Role.  There are two way to specify the VM size

1.    Through Service Definition file
2.    If using Visual Studio then through property tab on the Role.

Through Service definition file

Open ServiceDefinition.csdef file and you can choose the size from provided dropdown. 

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Through Properties tab
Click on Web Role

 

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And you can provide VM size by selecting Configuration tab and choosing VM size from the drop down.

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There are 5 options available to choose from for the size of VM. Below table  gives detail of all options available with different VM size 

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Hope help and thank you for reading.

 
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