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Azure Integration Guide for Business

By : Joshua Garverick, Jack Lee, Mélony Qin, Trevoir Williams
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Azure Integration Guide for Business

By: Joshua Garverick, Jack Lee, Mélony Qin, Trevoir Williams

Overview of this book

Azure Integration Guide for Business is essential for decision makers planning to transform their business with Microsoft Azure. The Microsoft Azure cloud platform can improve the availability, scalability, and cost-efficiency of any business. The guidance in this book will help decision makers gain valuable insights into proactively managing their applications and infrastructure. You'll learn to apply best practices in Azure Virtual Network and Azure Storage design, ensuring an efficient and secure cloud infrastructure. You'll also discover how to automate Azure through Infrastructure as Code (IaC) and leverage various Azure services to support OLTP applications. Next, you’ll explore how to implement Azure offerings for event-driven architectural solutions and serverless applications. Additionally, you’ll gain in-depth knowledge on how to develop an automated, secure, and scalable solutions. Core elements of the Azure ecosystem will be discussed in the final chapters of the book, such as big data solutions, cost governance, and best practices to help you optimize your business. By the end of this book, you’ll understand what a well-architected Azure solution looks like and how to lead your organization toward a tailored Azure solution that meets your business needs.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)

Automating Azure landing zone provisioning with IaC

For organizations dealing with multiple workloads in the cloud, the need for repeatable and consistent environments is paramount. Azure landing zones serve as a solution to this challenge by offering a standardized approach to configuring environments. These landing zones provide central operations teams, also known as platform teams, with a consistent framework for environmental configuration. By incorporating common design areas, reference architecture, reference implementation, and a flexible deployment process, Azure landing zones enable organizations to achieve consistent and tailored environments that align with their specific design requirements.

The Azure landing zone can be deployed in one of the following ways.

Azure landing zone accelerators

If an organization prefers to not develop its own IaC solutions from scratch, there is an option offered by Azure called the landing zone accelerator. Azure landing zone accelerators...