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Implementing Azure Cloud Design Patterns

By : Oliver Michalski, Stefano Demiliani
Book Image

Implementing Azure Cloud Design Patterns

By: Oliver Michalski, Stefano Demiliani

Overview of this book

A well designed cloud infrastructure covers factors such as consistency, maintenance, simplified administration and development, and reusability. Hence it is important to choose the right architectural pattern as it has a huge impact on the quality of cloud-hosted services. This book covers all Azure design patterns and functionalities to help you build your cloud infrastructure so it fits your system requirements. This book initially covers design patterns that are focused on factors such as availability and data management/monitoring. Then the focus shifts to complex design patterns such as multitasking, improving scalability, valet keys, and so on, with practical use cases. The book also supplies best practices to improve the security and performance of your cloud. By the end of this book, you will thoroughly be familiar with the different design and architectural patterns available with Windows Azure and capable of choosing the best pattern for your system.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)
Title Page
Packt Upsell

Azure Network Watcher

As we have already discussed the basics in Chapter 4Networking Design and Management, let's explore it in detail. While the Microsoft OMS and the Azure Monitor are more general tools for management and monitoring, the tool I'm going to present is specifically designed for Azure networking is the Azure Network Watcher.

The Azure Network Watcher is a service that allows you to monitor and diagnose conditions at the level of network scenarios in Azure. The included tools for network diagnostics and visualization help you understand your network in Azure, perform diagnostics, and gain insights.

Currently, the Azure Network Watcher has the following features:

  • Topology: Visualize your network topology
  • Network diagnostics: Diagnostic tools for networking related issues:
    • Variable packet capture
    • IP flow verify
    • Security group view
    • Next hop
    • VPN troubleshooting
    • Connectivity check
  • Metric: Measure and view of your network performance and health
    • Network subscription limits
  • Logs: Configure...