Join David Isbitski for an in-depth discussion in this video Overview of virtual machines, part of Up and Running with Azure.
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So what are Azure virtual machines? Azure gives you the best of both worlds.…So if you remember, IAAS, or infrastructure as…a service, virtual machines fall under this category.…This is different than PAAS, or platform as a service.…So anything that you create inside of Azure Virtual Machines, you manage.…You're going to manage the patching of those machines…and the updating of any software on those machines.…The upside to that is that you can go ahead…and you can install whatever applications and services you need.…
This maybe different run times, so for example…Java run times, maybe your own corporate run time.…You can install that, as well as different types of application, for example you…could install Share Point or SQL Server inside of a virtual machine, and run that.…So you're…actually running that in the cloud, but…you have complete control over those servers.…You also have choice when it comes to operating system.…You can use both Linux and Windows operating systems and there's a gallery…set up so that you can go…
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