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Managing Microsoft Hybrid Clouds by Marcel van den Berg

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Use case scenarios for Microsoft Azure

In the previous section, you learned that Microsoft Azure is not well suited to run legacy, traditional stateful applications which rely on single nodes. You can easily recognize that type of application. If you are afraid to stop a virtual machine that serves an application, that application is a legacy, not a cloud aware application.

So what are the use case scenarios for using Microsoft Azure in general and in a hybrid cloud scenario in particular? We will answer this question in the following sections.

Test and development

Azure offers a lot of facilities for software developers. Images complete with operating systems and applications such as SQL Server, SharePoint, or Oracle databases can be deployed with ...

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