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Implementing Azure Cloud Design Patterns

By : Oliver Michalski, Stefano Demiliani
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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)
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About the authors

Oliver Michalski started his IT career in 1999 as a web developer. Now, he is a senior software engineer for Microsoft .NET and an SOA architect. He also works as an independent enterprise consultant in the field of Microsoft Azure. When he started with Microsoft Azure in 2011, there was no Azure community in Germany. Therefore, Oliver founded Azure Community Germany (ACD).

Oliver has been the chairman of the ACD, since April 2016, and since July 2017 he has been a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional for Microsoft Azure.


Stefano Demiliani is a Microsoft Certified Solution Developer (MCSD) and a long-time expert on different Microsoft technologies. He has a master's degree in computer engineering from Politecnico of Turin. He works as a CTO for EID/Navlab (Microsoft partner in Italy) and he's frequently involved on helping customers on moving their business to the Azure cloud.

He has worked with Packt for many IT books and he's the author of Building ERP solutions with Microsoft Dynamics NAV, a hands-on guide to building enterprise architectures based on the Microsoft Dynamics NAV ERP and the Azure platform.

This book is a dream that has come true (the cloud is my passion and writing a book about Azure is for me a reached target). Thanks to all the wonderful staff that has worked with me over these months, and thanks also to my family (I'll return to you all the hours spent working on this book).

About the reviewer

Florian Klaffenbach started his IT career in 2004 as first- and second-level IT support technician and IT salesman trainee for a B2B online shop. Since then, he has taken several steps from IT admin, to support agent, to community manager, and cloud architect at Dell and CGI, and then ended up as a technology solutions professional for Microsoft in 2017. In April 2016, he was awarded the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional, honoring his work for the IT community.

I want to thank the team at Packt for giving me the chance to review the book, as well as my little family for letting me invest the time I had into these projects.






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