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Preferred Virtual Machine Series (Azure) for Episerver CMS (version 11.10.1)


Good Morning

I would like to know whether anyone on the forum has experience on installing Episerver CMS (version 11.10.1) specifically on Microsoft Azure B-Series ( Virtual Machines? The environment would be load-balanced using an Application Gateway (Layer 7), Azure SQL database and blobs being stored in Storage Accounts.

If you have attempted this, have you experienced any adverse effects -or- would you actually recommend it?



Edited, Oct 08, 2019 11:52

Is there a reason why you want to run this on a VM in Azure? I would prefer using Web Apps as you don't have to worry anymore about the maintainance of a VM.

Oct 09, 2019 11:35

That would be most appropriate for a new installation but in my scenario, I have to migrate from a bespoke environment currently running on physical servers in a private data centre to the public cloud. It is - unfortunately - necessary to use IaaS due to time constraints. As is the norm, the cost of the environment is of particular importance and the B-Series is more cost-effective in the long-term. I have - however - no experience on running Episerver on the B-Series and was hoping someone on the forum has.

Oct 09, 2019 11:48

That makes sense. I have no experience with the B-Series VM's so nothing to say about that. Based on the spec sheets, I think it is also depending on the current load of your machine to see if it is worth while to use.

Oct 09, 2019 11:53
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