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MongoDB on Azure brings the power of the leading NoSQL database to Microsoft’s flexible, open, and scalable cloud.
Windows Azure is the cloud services operating system that serves as the development, service hosting, and service management environment for the Azure Services Platform. Windows Azure provides developers on-demand compute & storage to create, host and manage scalable and available web applications through Microsoft data centers.
Together, MongoDB and Azure provide customers the tools to build limitlessly scalable applications in the cloud.
Azure VM (Infrastructure-as-a-Service)¶
Users deploying MongoDB on Azure may be interested in the following presentations, as well:
This applies to all Azure deployments, using any guest operating system.
If your volumes have inappropriate cache settings, MongoDB may eventually shut down with the following error:
[DataFileSync] FlushViewOfFile for <data file> failed with error 1 ... [DataFileSync] Fatal Assertion 16387
The performance characteristics of MongoDB may change with READ/WRITE caching enabled.