Microsoft Azure – the choice of a hosting platform

Microsoft Azure is an Internet-scale cloud platform hosted in data centers, managed and supported by Microsoft. It has been available for public consumption since early 2010. Having grown very rapidly, Azure today provides services on all cloud stacks such as IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS, covering a wide range of offerings around computing, storage, networking, mobile, analytics, and many more.

Choosing a hosting service for your application is an important task. The choice is usually based on factors such as the hardware and software requirements of the application, the required control over the hosting environment, operational cost, options to scale, and supported deployment methods. The hosting ...

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