Azure – Compute

Windows Azure compute service is built on top of different
roles. A service may run over one or more instances of a role. Also, it can consist
of different types of roles. Azure support three types of roles

Web Role: Web application runs on the web role.

Worker Role: Any windows code will run as background process
using Worker role.

VM Role: for hosting a custom Windows Server 2008 R2 image.

For more details, refer my article in


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