Traditionally, in an on-premises environment we setup stretch clusters across regions to protect against region failure. Microsoft came up with Azure Site Recovery to give users the the capability to move their workloads into Azure during a site or workload down situation. In this article, we are going to talk about an alternate approach to protecting your workload if you have a Hyper-V Cluster. I will have a follow up article in which I will go into details regarding this approach.
With the new nested virtualization capabilities that have been added to Azure, it allows us to run Hyper-V on top of an Azure VM.