Category archives for IaaS

Windows Azure officially adds IaaS to its stack of services

You can now “rent” your VM over the cloud now – http://www.windowsazure.com/en-us/pricing/details/virtual-machines/ IaaS is quite strait forward and Azure is starting with MS’ Windows, BizTalk and SQL servers, as well as Linux VMs. What I find very interesting is how this huge fact will affect Azure’s PaaS, especially the correlated services, like Cloud Services and SQL Azure

VirtualBox – extend a windows virtual disk

Basically when extending a VM disk there are 2 logical steps: Extend the VM file (in our case the VDI file) Extend the disk from withing the Guest OS As of VirtualBox 4.0 you can use a simple command line – VBoxManage modifyhd Ex: Resizing an XP VM to 20 GB: C:\Users\myuser\VirtualBox VMs\XP>”C:\Program Files\Oracle\VirtualBox\VBoxManage” modifyhd XP.vdi –resize […]