Resilient environments are built by design for withstanding outages and hardware/software component failures. In Microsoft Azure, this is a joint responsibility where customers should leverage the platform features in their architecture to build a resilient environment. This chapter focuses on the distinctive features/components of Azure IaaS that build a resilient architecture.
Storage Layer Resiliency
VHDs used by VMs reside in back-end storage while using managed disks or unmanaged disks. Managed disks are recommended for