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31 Days of Servers in the Cloud – Linux. Yeah, you heard me. (Part 11 of 31)

“Seriously?  Linux?”

What's wrong with this picture?Absolutely.  Windows Azure will run pretty much anything you can run as x86/x64 virtual machines.  And Microsoft even supports several “flavors” of Linux running in our cloud.

In today’s part eleven of our “31 Days of Servers in the Cloud”, my friend Keith Mayer gives you the run-down, and even delivers a step-by-step on how to build an Apache web server running in Windows Azure

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Kevin is an engaging and highly sought-after speaker and webcaster who has landed several times on Microsoft's top 10 webcast list, and has delivered many top-scoring TechNet events and webcasts. In his past outside of Microsoft, Kevin has held positions such as software engineer, information systems professional, and information systems manager. He loves sharing helpful new solutions and technologies with his IT professional peers.

A prolific blogger, Kevin shares his thoughts, ideas and tips on his “Full of I.T.” blog (http://aka.ms/FullOfIT). He also contributes to and moderates the TechNet Forum IT Manager discussion (http://aka.ms/ITManager), and presents live TechNet Events throughout the central U.S. (http://www.technetevents.com). When he's not busy learning or blogging about new technologies, Kevin enjoys digital photography and videography, and sings in a band. (Q: Midlife crisis? A: More cowbell!) He continues to challenge his TechNet Event audiences to sing Karaoke with him.

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