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Azure for Developers. - Second Edition

By : Kamil Mrzygłód
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Book Image

Azure for Developers. - Second Edition

5 (1)
By: Kamil Mrzygłód

Overview of this book

Microsoft Azure is currently one of the fastest growing public cloud service providers thanks to its sophisticated set of services for building fault-tolerant and scalable cloud-based applications. This second edition of Azure for Developers will take you on a journey through the various PaaS services available in Azure, including Azure App Service, Azure Functions, and Azure SQL Databases, showing you how to build a complete and reliable system with ease. Throughout the book, you’ll discover ways to enhance your skills when building cloud-based solutions leveraging different SQL/NoSQL databases, serverless and messaging components, containerized solutions, and even search engines such as Azure Cognitive Search. That’s not all!! The book also covers more advanced scenarios such as scalability best practices, serving static content with Azure CDN, and distributing loads with Azure Traffic Manager, Azure Application Gateway, and Azure Front Door. By the end of this Azure book, you’ll be able to build modern applications on the Azure cloud using the most popular and promising technologies to make your solutions reliable, stable, and efficient.
Table of Contents (32 chapters)
1
Part 1: PaaS and Containers
8
Part 2: Serverless and Reactive Architecture
14
Part 3: Storage, Messaging, and Monitoring
22
Part 4: Performance, Scalability, and Maintainability

Part 3: Storage, Messaging, and Monitoring

PaaS in Azure is not only about App Services or containers. This particular cloud offers much more, especially when talking about different options for storage, messaging solutions, and monitoring. With services such as Event Hubs, Azure Storage, and Application Insights, we’re given a complete set of cloud components, which offer great flexibility and simplify the development of complete, scalable, and easy-to-maintain applications.

This part of the book comprises the following chapters:

  • Chapter 12, Using Azure Storage – Tables, Queues, Files, and Blobs
  • Chapter 13, Big Data Pipeline – Azure Event Hubs
  • Chapter 14, Real-Time Data Analysis – Azure Stream Analytics
  • Chapter 15, Enterprise Integration – Azure Service Bus
  • Chapter 16, Using Application Insights to Monitor Your Applications
  • Chapter 17, SQL in Azure – Azure SQL
  • Chapter 18, Big Data Storage – Azure Data...