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Getting Started with Nano Server by Charbel Nemnom

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Cloud journey

Now moving to the cloud journey with Microsoft Azure, a large server installation that has a lot of things installed, requires patching, and reboots which interrupt service delivery. Azure doesn't use live migration and doesn't use failover clustering. When they have to take down a host in an Azure data center, it does require the virtual machine to be taken down and restarted as well. So, with a large number of servers and large OS resource consumption, it generates a lot of Cost of goods sold (COGS) for them. COGS are the direct costs attributable to the production of the services sold by Microsoft Azure. Thus, by provisioning, large host images compete for the network resources. As mentioned in the Business impact section ...

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