What is Microsfot Azure? Options

codeling Posts: 1056 Points: 4440
Posted: Friday, January 25, 2019 9:01:53 PM

IaaS: Infrastructure as a Service

An IaaS cloud vendor runs and manages server farms running virtualization software, enabling you to create VMs that run on the vendor’s infrastructure. Depending on the vendor, you can create a VM running Windows or Linux and install anything you want on it.

Azure also provides the ability to set up virtual networks, load balancers, and storage and to use many other services that run on its infrastructure. You don’t have control over the hardware or virtualization software, but you do have control over most everything else. In fact, unlike PaaS, you are completely responsible for it.

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