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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
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Note to the Reader: Throughout this index boldfaced page numbers indicate primary discussions of a topic. Italicized page numbers indicate illustrations.


  • AAD Connect (Azure AD Connect), 112–120, 113, 116118, 120–121, 131
  • abuse of cloud services, 403–404
  • accelerated networking, 177
  • access panel in Azure AD, 143
  • access reviews in Azure AD, 108
  • Access Token Lifetime property, 364
  • access tokens (ATs), 103, 103
  • Account icon, 45
  • accountability in cost management, 9192, 9293
  • accounts
    • break glass, 119
    • hijacking, 405406
    • Run As, 377–378, 378
    • storage
      • Azure Monitor, 333, 333
      • Azure Storage, 215216
      • Azure Storage keys, 219220, 219, 221
  • acquisitions, workload migration for, 319
  • ACS (Azure Container Service), 275
  • action groups
    • alerts, 342343, 342
    • budgets, 92
  • action rules for alerts, 349, 349
  • actions, custom, 370
  • Active Directory (AD)
    • AD-joined machines, 136–137
    • Azure. See Azure AD
    • capabilities...