Resources found after Creation of a Virtual Machine in Microsoft Azure

After creating the Azure virtual machine having the features backup, recovery, and antimalware protection by just clicking in the portal, plus doing a site failover test and site failover, I ended up with an unexpected high number of resources. Note: This post is part of a series of postings describing …

(Re-) Size of Azure Virtual Machine Disks

When you create a virtual machine in Azure based on an existing image, you cannot define the size of the operation system disk. Unfortunately, you even can’t see what the disk size will be when you create the VM. I also was not able to find a table giving this …

HowTo: Completely Delete Virtual Machine in Windows Azure

Update 2020-07-09: This post is almost outdated. The post “Challenge: Delete Virtual Machine in Microsoft Azure” provides more recent information. Creating a virtual machine in Windows Azure is quite simple. Open the management console, select the Virtual Machines tab, click New, select the kind of VM, enter some additional data, …