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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)
Part 1: PaaS and Containers
Part 2: Serverless and Reactive Architecture
Part 3: Storage, Messaging, and Monitoring
Part 4: Performance, Scalability, and Maintainability

Part 4: Performance, Scalability, and Maintainability

The last part of the book covers more advanced scenarios regarding performance, the scalability of applications in the Azure cloud, and best practices for maintaining them. Summing up all the knowledge from previous chapters is necessary for a deeper understanding of how Azure works and how to make the most of it.

This part of the book comprises the following chapters:

  • Chapter 19, Scaling Azure Applications
  • Chapter 20, Serving Static Content Using Azure CDN
  • Chapter 21, Managing APIs with Azure API Management
  • Chapter 22, Building a Scalable Entry Point for Your Service with Azure Front Door
  • Chapter 23, Azure Application Gateway as a Web Traffic Load Balancer
  • Chapter 24, Distributing Load with Azure Traffic Manager
  • Chapter 25, Tips and Tricks in Azure