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Deleting .VHD files in Windows Azure - 31 Days of Servers in the Cloud (Part 18 of 31)

Brian would want you to click here. Something important to be aware of when you’re using Windows Azure is: How much is this costing me?  And in particular, which items cost me what amount?

One of those items that might be easy to overlook is the amount of storage you’re currently using.  If you’ve got a lot of old .VHD files that were formerly being used as OS or data disks, but they’re now just sitting there doing nothing – that’s still costing you something.

Today in part 18 of our “31 Days of Servers in the Cloud” series, my friend from just-over-the-boarder Brian Lewis gives us a couple of useful methods for deleting those old-and-no-longer-needed .VHD files from your Windows Azure storage.

READ HIS ARTICLE HERE

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