20. prosince 2011 5:21
I'm studying p2p distributed systems.
Now I want to run some tests of my application on a p2p overlay network, for example, Chord overlay with few hundred of nodes.
So I'm now considering purchasing a cloud service...
In recent research papers of similar subjects, as far as I know, the authors usually performed their experiments using Amazon EC2.
I'm wondering that such kind of experiments can be done on Azure.
Precisely, can I test my own overlay protocol and applications on Azure?
20. prosince 2011 7:25Moderátor
Thanks for posting here.
I think you can test overlay network protocol and application because Windows Azure Support Virtual Machine Role with witch you focus on creating and running your code in an operating system that is managed by Windows Azure
A VM role differs from a web role and a worker role, because with these roles, you focus on creating and running your code in an operating system that is managed by Windows Azure; for the VM role, you provide a preconfigured operating system image.
Windows Azure surppor Roles
What is Windows Azure?
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22. prosince 2011 4:29
Windows Azure Compute instance is based on 'Windows Server 2008' OS. So if your overlay protocol run on Windows Server 2008, you might also run it on Windows Azure.
18. ledna 2012 5:39Moderátor
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