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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


Through the course of this book, you gained a high-level view of what common patterns of architectures might look like. Hopefully, while reading The Azure Cloud-Native Architecture Mapbook, you thought of scenarios such as those in this chapter, an actual architecture that meets your business needs (or at least an applicable sample). Even if you're a seasoned architect, we suspect that you gained new perspectives on how to architect your solutions (and perhaps you picked up a few tips and tricks). Ultimately, we hope that you observed how you can strengthen your organizational weaknesses, bringing new values to your companies, customers, and/or clients.

In summary, you gained an overall architectural knowledge (or review) of the Microsoft Azure cloud platform. You dug deeper into the possibilities of building a full Azure solution, learned best practices for designing and deploying an Azure infrastructure, and reviewed patterns and possibilities for building a complete...