Here is my new blog post, hope it is useful!
@Lonnie: Have you tried to use Azure cmdlets to even go faster with the machine creation? This is easy to do. You can really enhance the way to create machines and even bootstrap them with applications to install during deployment.
I will share more soon on my findings with this.
I have not tried cmdlets, just not enough time in the day to do all of this stuff :( I would love to hear what could be done to speed this up!
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