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The Azure Cloud Native Architecture Mapbook

By : Stéphane Eyskens, Ed Price
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The Azure Cloud Native Architecture Mapbook

By: Stéphane Eyskens, Ed Price

Overview of this book

Azure offers a wide range of services that enable a million ways to architect your solutions. Complete with original maps and expert analysis, this book will help you to explore Azure and choose the best solutions for your unique requirements. Starting with the key aspects of architecture, this book shows you how to map different architectural perspectives and covers a variety of use cases for each architectural discipline. You'll get acquainted with the basic cloud vocabulary and learn which strategic aspects to consider for a successful cloud journey. As you advance through the chapters, you'll understand technical considerations from the perspective of a solutions architect. You'll then explore infrastructure aspects, such as network, disaster recovery, and high availability, and leverage Infrastructure as Code (IaC) through ARM templates, Bicep, and Terraform. The book also guides you through cloud design patterns, distributed architecture, and ecosystem solutions, such as Dapr, from an application architect's perspective. You'll work with both traditional (ETL and OLAP) and modern data practices (big data and advanced analytics) in the cloud and finally get to grips with cloud native security. By the end of this book, you'll have picked up best practices and more rounded knowledge of the different architectural perspectives.
Table of Contents (13 chapters)
Section 1: Solution and Infrastructure
Section 2: Application Development, Data, and Security
Section 3: Summary

Healthcare scenarios

At the time of writing this book, we've been in lockdowns around the world, as we seek to fight (and survive) the deadly coronavirus. This means that today, healthcare is at the forefront of technology. Thus, Microsoft has plenty of new architectures for you to peruse!

Building a telehealth system on Azure

Our first two focus areas are in containers and storage, which build on our core lessons in Chapter 3, Infrastructure Design. Our container-focused architecture is Building a telehealth system on Azure. This solution provides remote hearing care services! The patient's information is stored in Azure Database for PostgreSQL, and AKS hosts the app's logic and allows optimal deployment. Azure Notification Hub is used to notify the patient of status and contact info, and Azure Functions is used to schedule all tasks.

More information

You'll find a lot of details for this architecture here:

Building a telehealth system on Azure:...