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Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Services for Architects

By : John Savill
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Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Services for Architects

By: John Savill

Overview of this book

With Microsoft Azure challenging Amazon Web Services (AWS) for market share, there has been no better time for IT professionals to broaden and expand their knowledge of Microsoft’s flagship virtualization and cloud computing service. Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Services for Architects: Designing Cloud Solutions helps readers develop the skills required to understand the capabilities of Microsoft Azure for Infrastructure Services and implement a public cloud to achieve full virtualization of data, both on and off premise. Microsoft Azure provides granular control in choosing core infrastructure components, enabling IT administrators to deploy new Windows Server and Linux virtual machines, adjust usage as requirements change, and scale to meet the infrastructure needs of their entire organization. This accurate, authoritative book covers topics including IaaS cost and options, customizing VM storage, enabling external connectivity to Azure virtual machines, extending Azure Active Directory, replicating and backing up to Azure, disaster recovery, and much more
Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Free Chapter
1
Cover
2
Acknowledgments
3
About the Author
4
Introduction
17
Index
18
End User License Agreement

Chapter 9
Backup, High Availability, Disaster Recovery, and Migration

This chapter focuses on a lot of different topics, but it really boils down to the availability of services and their resiliency. There are multiple dimensions to achieving the right levels of availability and resiliency, which will be explored in this chapter.

In this chapter, you will learn to:

  • Understand the requirements and dependencies of applications to help design the right availability and resiliency solutions.
  • Use the right high availability solution within a region.
  • Use Recovery Vaults to provide backup and disaster recovery.
  • Use geo-balancing for multi-region deployments.
  • Plan migrations.