IMPORTANT: This project was completed by NONAKA Kimihiro. You may still contact the people above for details, but please do not submit an application for this project.

Microsoft's cloud platform WindowsAzure has ec2-like features of creating custom virtual disks.

Would it be possible to push NetBSD onto this platform?

Yes !

Kimihiro Nonaka (nonakap@) did the port in a branch on github.

With his patch applied, you can boot NetBSD on MS Azure: dmesg

Wikipedia article describing the virtualization platform

Marketing material about azure virtual machines

FreeBSD drivers for the Hyper-V virtual machine interface

Milestones for this project:

Instructions on how to build a FreeBSD image:

Instructions on how to build a Linux image:

Images can be published on when complete

How to customize and republish an image once a base image is available in VM Depot:

Comment by Ross in the wee hours of Saturday night, February 22nd, 2015
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