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Azure for Developers. - Second Edition

By : Kamil Mrzygłód
5 (1)
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

Using the Logs module

Multiple ways to integrate Azure Application Insights with different services (as well as a custom application) is not the only big feature of this service. Another important and crucial thing is the analytics language available in the Logs module. This is an interactive query language that enables you to explore logged data easily, using a simple and intuitive syntax. Another great thing about it is that you do not need any additional tools to get started—once you store traces, exceptions, or requests, it is available out of the box, and the only thing you need to do is write a query. In this section, we will cover both the query language and the module so that you can start writing your own queries and discover many different dimensions available in stored logs.

Accessing the Logs module

Getting started with the Logs module is easy. Go to the Overview blade of your instance of Azure Application Insights and...