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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)

Optimize Performance with Azure OLTP Solutions

Data management is at the heart of every application. Whether those applications need real-time updates for business-critical functions or asynchronous updates for longer-running processes, Azure offers a wide variety of services that are up to the task. Azure provides many different options for storing structured and non-structured data, such as Azure Blob Storage, Table Storage, Cosmos DB, Azure SQL Database, and Azure Data Lake. While some of these options are meant for big data storage, analytics, and presentation, there are others that are meant for applications that process transactions.

This chapter will focus on various aspects of using transactional data stores, such as Azure SQL Database and other open source databases that are typically used in online transaction processing (OLTP) systems, and will cover the following topics:

  • OLTP:
    • Properties/traits
    • When this solution should be used
  • OLTP in Azure:
    • Azure SQL
    • Azure...