Other resources for Linux virtual machines
Learn which distribution versions, LIS drivers and Agent Versions have been tested to work on Windows Azure.
Review a list of the partners who deliver Linux-based cloud solutions in Windows Azure.
Learn about this command-line that provides functionality for creating, deploying and managing virtual machines and web sites from Mac and Linux desktops. This functionality is similar to that provided by the Windows PowerShell cmdlets that are installed with the Windows Azure SDKs for .NET, Node.JS and PHP.
Learn which user names you can't use on Windows Azure.
Learn how to run a Cassandra cluster in Windows Azure Virtual Machines and how to access it by using Node.js. The topic describes how to do this using the Ubuntu 12.04 version of Linux and Cassandra 1.0.10, but you can adapt the process for any Linux distribution.
The Windows Azure Training Kit includes a comprehensive set of technical content designed to help you learn how to use Windows Azure. The kit includes hands-on labs, presentations, demos, and code samples for every aspect of developing applications for Windows Azure. You can use the resources in the training kit to teach yourself or train others.
You can download and install the kit on Microsoft Download Center.