Category Archives: Storage

Deleting orphan disks in Windows Azure

Microsoft updated Windows Azure Portal yesterday¬†to make it easier to delete all Virtual Machines for a Cloud Service along with its associated VHD’s. Previously when you deleted virtual machines you had to manually delete the disks associated with this VHD. … Continue reading

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Slow upload speed to windows Azure blob storage

If you experience slower than expected upload speed you use http://azurespeedtest.azurewebsites.net/ to determine blob storage latency from your location. If you are trying to upload large files to Azure blob storage you will get better performance if you can find … Continue reading

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