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Mastering Cloud Development using Microsoft Azure

By : Roberto Freato, Marco Parenzan
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Mastering Cloud Development using Microsoft Azure

By: Roberto Freato, Marco Parenzan

Overview of this book

Microsoft Azure is a cloud computing platform that supports many different programming languages, tools, and frameworks, including both Microsoft-specific and third-party software and systems. This book starts by helping you set up a professional development environments in the cloud and integrating them with your local environment to achieve improved efficiency. You will move on to create front-end and back-end services, and then build cross-platform applications using Azure. Next you’ll get to grips with advanced techniques used to analyze usage data and automate billing operations. Following on from that, you will gain knowledge of how you can extend your on-premise solution to the cloud and move data in a pipeline. In a nutshell, this book will show you how to build high-quality, end-to-end services using Microsoft Azure. By the end of this book, you will have the skillset needed to successfully set up, develop, and manage a full-stack Azure infrastructure.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)
Mastering Cloud Development using Microsoft Azure
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Scenario is based on AdventureWorks Cycles (AWC), a common database and fictional company used by Microsoft over the years to demonstrate the possibilities of the relational database Microsoft SQL Server.

AWC is a large, multinational manufacturing company. The company manufactures and sells metal and composite bicycles to North American, European, and Asian commercial markets.

The company needs a web application so that individual customers can navigate through the catalog, read product characteristics, view product photos, and buy a bicycle through the shopping cart.

AWC has a company ERP that it uses for all daily operations and orders via legacy channels. It requires all information published on the web store to come from the ERP. This is a classic client-server application heavily based on a relational SQL Server database. Over time, the application was migrated over the cloud, moving the database to Azure SQL Database PaaS service. To recreate the ERP experience, it is possible...