Why Azure portal have two tabs to creates VMs with different logos

BRAINORGASM 1 Reputation point
2020-06-28T07:30:42.527+00:00

Why Azure portal have two tabs to creates VMs

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Azure Virtual Machines
Azure Virtual Machines
An Azure service that is used to provision Windows and Linux virtual machines.
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  1. Leon Laude 85,726 Reputation points
    2020-06-28T09:46:49.787+00:00

    Hi,

    What you're seeing is the new "Virtual machines":

    10768-vm-new.png

    The normal Azure VM or simply "Virtual machines" version 2 is the new way of deploying your virtual machines, it contains significant changes and is using the Azure Resource Manager (ARM) capabilities. ARM uses the concept of declarative templates to configure an entire solution (rather than individual components).

    The old "Virtual machines (classic):

    10861-vm-classic.png

    The classic VM or "Virtual machines (Classic)" version 1 is the old way of deploying them, based on the Azure Service Management Model (ASM), which revolved around the concept of a cloud service.

    You'll find more information here:

    Azure Resource Manager vs. classic deployment: Understand deployment models and the state of your resources
    https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-resource-manager/management/deployment-models

    (Please don't forget to accept helpful replies as answer)

    Best regards,
    Leon

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