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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)

Demystifying managed AKS – Azure Container Apps

Many users who are new to Kubernetes and seek a simplified approach to working with containerized workloads on Microsoft Azure are turning to Azure Container Apps as an alternative to AKS.

Azure Container Apps offers a compelling solution for deploying applications and microservices without the need to manage complex infrastructure. As a fully managed Kubernetes-based application platform, it provides a seamless experience for deploying apps from code or containers.

Before diving into Azure Container Apps, it’s important to understand two essential components that contribute to its functionality: Dapr and KEDA. By incorporating Dapr and KEDA into Azure Container Apps, developers are provided with powerful tools that significantly enhance the scalability, reliability, and performance of their containerized applications. Now, let’s take a look at each of them in the following sections.

Dapr – Distributed...