Azure in the Enterprise

Author: Edward Moemeka
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 9781484230862
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Use this hands-on guide to build enterprise-class applications and manage on-premise infrastructure with Azure. You will use Azure's limitless opportunities to design cloud-based architectures that are uniquely tailored to your environment. Unsure where to begin with Azure? You are not alone. No other cloud platform comes close to delivering a uniform and interoperable footprint, while encompassing such a wide range of concerns across multiple operating systems, interaction patterns, architectural models, and infrastructure capabilities. Azure in the Enterprise is written for developers and architects who are interested in getting up to speed on the most important aspects of Azure architecture. Enlisting his no fluff, top-down approach, enterprise architect Moemeka shares his deep knowledge of Azure to guide you through making the rights choices regarding components and capabilities offered by the platform, so that you can begin building cloud-based architectures that are scalable, reliable, and secure. Strong emphasis is given to identifying enterprise needs and delving into the various capabilities in Azure that can resolve those needs. What You’ll Learn Understand through example-driven tutorials how to design microservices using Azure PaaS technologies such as App Services, Service Bus, and Azure functions Connect Azure back into the enterprise using point-to-site, site-to-site, and ExpressRoute and utilize Service Fabric and Container-based technology to build isolated, reliable, and highly scalable, self-healing, enterprise-wide capabilities Create application, solution, and enterprise architectures using Azure components such as App Services, Web Jobs, Azure Storage, SQL Azure, Redis, Storage Queues, VNETs, App Service Environments, Service Bus, Azure AD, Azure Traffic Manager, API Management, and Application Gateway Who This Book Is For Architects and developers who want to bring Azure into their enterprise. They understand the value of Azure, but want practical guidance on how to deliver their enterprise applications to a cloud environment.

Enterprise Cloud Strategy

Author: Barry Briggs
Publisher: Microsoft Press
ISBN: 1509301992
Format: PDF, Docs
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How do you start? How should you build a plan for cloud migration for your entire portfolio? How will your organization be affected by these changes? This book, based on real-world cloud experiences by enterprise IT teams, seeks to provide the answers to these questions. Here, you’ll see what makes the cloud so compelling to enterprises; with which applications you should start your cloud journey; how your organization will change, and how skill sets will evolve; how to measure progress; how to think about security, compliance, and business buy-in; and how to exploit the ever-growing feature set that the cloud offers to gain strategic and competitive advantage.

Microsoft Azure

Author: Richard J. Dudley
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781849680998
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Straight talking advice on how to design and build enterprise applications for the cloud using Microsoft Azure with this book and eBook.

Microservices with Azure

Author: Namit Tanasseri
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1787123480
Format: PDF, ePub
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Architect enterprise-grade, Microservice-based solutions using Microsoft Azure Service Fabric. About This Book Explore architectural patterns for building modern day Microservice-based systems Learn about Microsoft Service Fabric as a platform to host distributed Microservices Discover multiple options for hosting Microservices on heterogeneous, cross-platform environments Learn to configure Azure Service Fabric clusters for enterprise-grade service deployments Who This Book Is For The book is aimed at IT architects, system administrators, and DevOps engineers who have a basic knowledge of the Microsoft Azure platform and are working on, or are curious about, the concepts of Microservices and Microservice architecture. What You Will Learn Understand the basics of Microservices and how Microsoft Azure fits into the equation Master Azure Service Fabric architecture and services Explore Azure Service Fabric application programming models Comprehensive study of various architecture patterns for building enterprise-grade Microservices Manage and deploy Microservices on Azure Service Fabric An insight into the future of Microservices with containers and serverless computing In Detail Microsoft Azure is rapidly evolving and is widely used as a platform on which you can build Microservices that can be deployed on-premise and on-cloud heterogeneous environments through Microsoft Azure Service Fabric. This book will help you understand the concepts of Microservice application architecture and build highly maintainable and scalable enterprise-grade applications using the various services in Microsoft Azure Service Fabric. We will begin by understanding the intricacies of the Microservices architecture and its advantages over the monolithic architecture and Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) principles. We will present various scenarios where Microservices should be used and walk you through the architectures of Microservice-based applications. Next, you will take an in-depth look at Microsoft Azure Service Fabric, which is the best–in-class platform for building Microservices. You will explore how to develop and deploy sample applications on Microsoft Azure Service Fabric to gain a thorough understanding of it. Building Microservice-based application is complicated. Therefore, we will take you through several design patterns that solve the various challenges associated with realizing the Microservices architecture in enterprise applications. Each pattern will be clearly illustrated with examples that you can keep referring to when designing applications. Finally, you will be introduced to advanced topics such as Serverless computing and DevOps using Service Fabric, to help you undertake your next venture with confidence. Style and approach This book introduces its readers to the concept of Microservices and Microsoft Azure Service Fabric as a distributed platform to host enterprise-grade Microservices. It then addresses common architectural challenges associated with the Microservice architecture, using proven architectural patterns.

Pro SQL Database for Windows Azure

Author: Scott Klein
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 1430243961
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Pro SQL Database for Windows Azure, 2nd Edition shows how to create enterprise-level database deployments without the usual investment in datacenter and other infrastructure. Take advantage instead of Microsoft’s worldwide backbone for cloud computing that delivers all the power of SQL Server in the form of the cloud-based SQL Database for Windows Azure. You can create and deploy a database in mere minutes that is accessible worldwide and takes advantage of SQL Database's high-availability features to protect your data while ensuring 99.9% uptime. SQL Azure is ideally suited for startups, who can benefit from instant access to a robust and secure web-accessible database platform for use in rapidly deploying new products to market. SQL Azure is also ideal for small and mid-sized businesses, giving them the same ability to deploy SQL Server as any large enterprise, but without the management overhead. Even large enterprises find SQL Azure useful in creating failover environments, development environments, extra capacity to handle surges in demand, and more. Pro SQL Database for Windows Azure covers the very latest in Microsoft’s fast-moving, cloud platform, showing how to program and administer it in a variety of cloud computing scenarios. You’ll learn to program SQL Azure from ASP.NET, from WinForms, and from SQL Reporting Services. You’ll learn to manage the platform by planning for scalability, troubleshooting performance issues, and implementing strong security. You’ll learn the unique aspects of SQL Azure such as sharding and federation support that combine to place SQL Azure a step above and ahead of the competiton. Shows how to use SQL Azure from classic Windows applications, ASP.NET and Windows Communication Foundation Covers management, performance, scalability, and troubleshooting Addresses the all-important issue of securing your data Helps you properly design for high-performance in a cloud environment Helps you adopt the new Federations feature in SQL Azure

Microsoft Azure Security Infrastructure

Author: Yuri Diogenes
Publisher: Microsoft Press
ISBN: 1509304045
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Implement maximum control, security, and compliance processes in Azure cloud environments In Microsoft Azure Security Infrastructure ,1/e three leading experts show how to plan, deploy, and operate Microsoft Azure with outstanding levels of control, security, and compliance. You’ll learn how to prepare infrastructure with Microsoft’s integrated tools, prebuilt templates, and managed services–and use these to help safely build and manage any enterprise, mobile, web, or Internet of Things (IoT) system. The authors guide you through enforcing, managing, and verifying robust security at physical, network, host, application, and data layers. You’ll learn best practices for security-aware deployment, operational management, threat mitigation, and continuous improvement–so you can help protect all your data, make services resilient to attack, and stay in control no matter how your cloud systems evolve. Three Microsoft Azure experts show you how to: • Understand cloud security boundaries and responsibilities • Plan for compliance, risk management, identity/access management, operational security, and endpoint and data protection • Explore Azure’s defense-in-depth security architecture • Use Azure network security patterns and best practices • Help safeguard data via encryption, storage redundancy, rights management, database security, and storage security • Help protect virtual machines with Microsoft Antimalware for Azure Cloud Services and Virtual Machines • Use the Microsoft Azure Key Vault service to help secure cryptographic keys and other confidential information • Monitor and help protect Azure and on-premises resources with Azure Security Center and Operations Management Suite • Effectively model threats and plan protection for IoT systems • Use Azure security tools for operations, incident response, and forensic investigation

Exam Ref 70 398 Planning for and Managing Devices in the Enterprise

Author: Brian Svidergol
Publisher: Microsoft Press
ISBN: 1509302239
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-398–and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of planning and designing cloud and hybrid identities and supporting identity infrastructure for managing devices. Designed for experienced IT pros ready to advance their status, this Exam Ref focuses on the critical-thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the Microsoft Specialist level. Focus on the skills measured on the exam: Design for cloud/hybrid identity Design for device access and protection Design for data access and protection Design for remote access Plan for apps Plan updates and recovery This Microsoft Exam Ref: Organizes its coverage by skill measured on the exam Features Thought Experiments to help you assess your readiness for the exam Assumes you have experience with desktop and device administration, Windows networking technologies, Active Directory, and Microsoft Intune

Implementing Azure Cloud Design Patterns

Author: Stefano Demiliani
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1788396634
Format: PDF, ePub
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A hands-on guide to mastering Azure cloud design patterns and best practices. Key Features Master architectural design patterns in Azure. Get hands-on with implementing design patterns. Implement best practices for improving efficiency and security Book Description 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. What you will learn Learn to organize Azure access Design the core areas of the Azure Execution Model Work with storage and data management Create a health endpoint monitoring pattern Automate early detection of anomalies Identify and secure Azure features Who this book is for This book is targeted at cloud architects and cloud solution providers who are looking for an extensive guide to implementing different patterns for the deployment and maintenance of services in Microsoft Azure. Prior experience with Azure is required as the book is completely focused on design patterns.

Practical Azure Application Development

Author: Thurupathan Vijayakumar
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 1484228170
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Get started and learn a step-by-step approach to application development using Microsoft Azure. Select the right services to solve the problem at hand in a cost-effective manner and explore the potential different services and how they can help in building enterprise applications. Azure has an ample amount of resources and tutorials, but most of them focus on specific services and explain those services on their own and in a given context. Practical Azure Application Development focuses on building complete solutions on Azure using different services. This book gives you the holistic approach to Azure as a solutions development platform. This book: Covers Azure as a solution development platform for building applications Provides real-world examples to understand why and when an Azure service is required Discusses how Azure helps to achieve continuous improvement and expansion of an application Provides application development experience from purchasing Azure to integrating with core Azure services, including an introduction to DevOps with VSTS What You'll Learn Use Azure services to solve real-world software problems Define the usage of Azure services and select the right services to solve the problem at hand Make clear and less ambiguous decisions about using different Azure services Take a holistic approach to Azure as a solution platform Understand the basics of security, data protection, and cost controls in Azure Who This Book Is For Developers, software engineers, and architects who have experience in .NET and web development, but have little or no knowledge in planning and developing an application on Azure