Azure Storage Account Diagnostics (classic) hidden Data

Looking at Azure Storage Accounts a little bit in more detail, I noticed something that was surprising to me. Connecting to a storage account via the Microsoft Azure Storage Explorer (at least version 1.12.0 or 1.13.0) and looking at the content, I noticed a Blob Container named $logs and some …

Tracing in Microsoft Azure Cloud Service

Setting Up the Tracing Since it took me some time to figure out again what to do to see the tracing output of my Microsoft Azure Worker Role in a Cloud Service, here are some hints. First, read How To Enable Diagnostics in a Cloud Service. Following the step-by-step description …

HowTo: Completely Delete Virtual Machine in Windows Azure

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, and wait a while. Then the machine is up and running. Simple! The deletion seems to be that simple too, …