Working with Azure and Umbraco is not very complicated task. This is especially true with the latest version of Umbraco 7. There are several important steps to go through. We try to list most generic steps in this tutorial to get you started.
Step 1: Set up Solution in Visual Studio
Step 2: Set up Azure project using Visual Studio and add this project to the solution
Step 3: Add Umbraco project to the solution
Step 4: Set up Web Role as well as Azure SQL Role on Azure
Step 5: Package and Deploy Umbraco Package to Azure
Step 6: Run Azure installation on Azure using Azure SQL
Step 7: Install StarterKit which comes with Umbraco
Step 8: Create Admin user account and login into Umbraco
You are all set with running Umbraco on Azure. This is not very complicated project and shouldn’t take more than a day to set up end to end.
Note: Full trust is required to run Umbraco on Azure.