What is the Windows Azure Platform?
Azure is a cloud services platform.You can use the azure services and deploy your application on the any of the data centers managed by Azure.
What are the different types of Cloud platforms?
Public Cloud is available to the public
Private Cloud is available to specific person or organization
Hybrid Uses both public and private clouds
What are the different types of Cloud services?
SaaS Software as a service
PaaS Platform as a service
IaaS Infrastructure as a service
How Azure services are managed?
Using the azure management portal http://portal.azure.com
What are web and worker roles?
Service role is a collection of virtual machines.Service roles are of two types:
web role Used to run web applications using the IIS web server
worker role Used to run other types of applications which do not require IIS to run such as background services.
What is SQL Azure?
SQL Azure is a cloud database based on the SQL Server relational database.Data is stored in Microsoft DataCenters
What is Azure Table Storage?
Azure Table Storage is a service that stores structured data.You can have any number of tables in a single storage account.Storing data in table storage is useful for storing structured data and is cheaper than SQL database.It can store TB’s of data.
What is Azure Queue storage?
Azure Queue storage provides messaging between different applications.Applications can be running on cloud or on premises.
How can you categorizes Azure services?
Azure services are classified into into 11 types:
- Web and mobile
- Data storage
- Analytics Networking
- Media and content delivery network (CDN)
- Hybrid integration
- Identity and access management (IAM)
- Internet of Things (IoT)
- Development Management and security
What was the previous name of Microsoft Azure?
What are the main types of storage in Azure storage?