Azure App Services Launched

Today Microsoft launched Azure App Services, an exciting new umbrella platform for app developers that subsumes the existing Azure Websites (renamed Web Apps) and Azure Mobile Services (renamed Mobile Apps), as well as adding two more app services – Logic Apps and API Apps. The idea is to provide a much richer consolidated PaaS development experience that combines web applications, … Read More

Azure Operating System Disk Size Limit Raised to 1023 GB

A small but significant update from the Azure compute team today, the limit on OS disk sizes has been upped from 127 GB to 1023 GB, now taking advantage of the full allowed capacity of an Azure page blob. The old OS disk size constrint was there to deter users from running disk-intensive workloads on the OS volume, which already … Read More