Microsoft Azure eBooks
||DevOps for Azure Applications|
Deploy web applications on Azure using DevOps tools. This book gives solutions to real-world Cloud deployment scenarios which will enable you to become adept in DevOps work for Azure.
You'll start by seeing an overview of DevOps for Azure deployments where you will also survey the available tools, including Octopus Deploy and TeamCity. Here, you will learn how to use TeamCity as a CI tool and Octopus Deploy as release-management and CD software to get your package deployed on Azure Web Application.
Next, the authors demonstrate using the Microsoft Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) integrated developer platform. Finally, you will go through some real-world scenarios using DevOps tools to deploy web applications on Azure. To do this, you will create resources in Azure and integrate with an open source buildout.
After reading this book, you will be ready to use various tools in a DevOps environment to support an Azure deployment.
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||Programming Microsoft Azure Service Fabric, 2nd Edition|
This book combines a comprehensive guide to success with Microsoft Azure Service Fabric and a practical catalog of design patterns and best practices for microservices design, implementation, and operation. Haishi Bai brings together all the information you'll need to deliver scalable and reliable distributed microservices applications on Service Fabric. He thoroughly covers the crucial DevOps aspects of utilizing Service Fabric, reviews its interactions with key cloud-based services, and introduces essential service integration mechanisms such as messaging systems and reactive systems.
Leading Microsoft Azure expert Haishi Bai shows how to: Set up your Service Fabric development environment; Program and deploy Service Fabric applications to a local or a cloud-based cluster; Compare and use stateful services, stateless services, and the actor model; Design Service Fabric applications to maximize availability, reliability, and scalability; Improve management efficiency ...
||Microsoft Azure Security Center|
This book presents comprehensive Azure Security Center techniques for safeguarding cloud and hybrid environments. Leading Microsoft security and cloud experts Yuri Diogenes and Dr. Thomas Shinder show how to apply Azure Security Center's full spectrum of features and capabilities to address protection, detection, and response in key operational scenarios. You'll learn how to secure any Azure workload, and optimize virtually all facets of modern security, from policies and identity to incident response and risk management. Whatever your role in Azure security, you'll learn how to save hours, days, or even weeks by solving problems in most efficient, reliable ways possible.
Two of Microsoft's leading cloud security experts show how to: Assess the impact of cloud and hybrid environments on security, compliance, operations, data protection, and risk management; Master a new security paradigm for a world without traditional perimeters; Gain visibility and cont ...
||Exam Ref 70-535 Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions|
Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-535 - and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of architecting complete cloud solutions on the Microsoft Azure platform. Designed for architects and other cloud professionals ready to advance their status, Exam Ref focuses on the critical thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the MCSA level.
Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives: Design compute infrastructure; Design data implementation; Design networking implementation; Design security and identity solutions; Design solutions by using platform services; Design for operations.
This Microsoft Exam Ref: Organizes its coverage by exam skills; Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge you; Includes DevOps and hybrid technologies and scenarios; Assumes you have experience building infrastructure and applications on the Microsoft Azure platform, and understand the services it offers. ...
||Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions - Exam Guide 70-535|
Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions: Exam Guide 70-535 will get Azure architects and developers up-to-date with the latest updates on Azure from an architecture and design perspective. The book includes all the topics that are still relevant from the previous 70-534 exam, and is updated with latest topics covered, including Artificial Intelligence, IoT, and architecture styles.
This exam guide is divided into six parts, where the first part will give you a good understanding of how to design a compute infrastructure. It also dives into designing networking and data implementations. You will learn about designing solutions for Platform Service and operations. Next, you will be able to secure your resources and data, as well as design a mechanism for governance and policies. You will also understand the objective of designing solutions for Platform Services, by covering Artificial Intelligence, IoT, media services, and messaging solution concepts. Finally, you ...
||Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB Revealed|
Learn the main features of Azure Cosmos DB and how to use Microsoft's multi-modal database service as a data store for mission-critical applications. The clear examples help in writing your own applications to take advantage of Cosmos DB's multi-modal, globally distributed, elastic database. Simple step-by-step instructions show how to resolve common and uncommon scenarios involving Azure Cosmos DB, and scenarios such as delivering extremely low response times (in the order of milliseconds), and scaling rapidly and globally.
Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB Revealed demonstrates a multitude of possible implementations to get you started. This book guides you toward best practices to get the most out of Microsoft's Cosmos DB service. Later chapters in the book cover advanced implementation features, helping you master important elements such as securing the database, querying, and using various APIs.
Set up a development environment to work with Azure Cosmos D ...
||Exam Ref 70-533 Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions, 2nd Edition|
Prepare for the newest versions of Microsoft Exam 70-533 - and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS). Designed for experienced IT professionals ready to advance their status, Exam Ref focuses on the critical thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the MCSA level.
Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives: Design and implement Azure App Service Apps; Create and manage compute resources, and implement containers; Design and implement a storage strategy, including storage encryption; Implement virtual networks, including new techniques for hybrid connections; Design and deploy ARM Templates; Manage Azure security and Recovery Services; Manage Azure operations, including automation and data analysis; Manage identities with Azure AD Connect Health, Azure AD Domain Services, and Azure AD single sign on. ...
||Exam Ref 70-774 Perform Cloud Data Science with Azure Machine Learning|
Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-774 - and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of performing key data science activities with Azure Machine Learning services. Designed for experienced IT professionals ready to advance their status, Exam Ref focuses on the critical thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the MCSA level.
Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives: Prepare data for analysis in Azure Machine Learning and export from Azure Machine Learning; Develop machine learning models; Operationalize and manage Azure Machine Learning Services; Use other services for machine learning. ...
||Developing Bots with Microsoft Bots Framework|
Develop Intelligent Bots using Microsoft Bot framework (C# and Node.js), Visual Studio Enterprise & Code, MicrosoftAzure and Cognitive Services. This book shows you how to develop great Bots, publish to Azure and register with Bot portal so that customers canconnect and communicate using famous communication channels like Skype, Slack, Web and Facebook. You'll also learn how to build intelligence into Bots using Azure Cognitive Services like LUIS, OCR, Speech to Text and Web Search.Bots are the new face of user experience. Conversational User Interface provides many options to make userexperience richer, innovative and engaging with email, text, buttons or voice as the medium for communication.Modern line of business applications can be replaced or associated with Intelligent Bots that can use data/historycombined with Machine Intelligence to make user experience inclusive and exciting. With Developing Bots with Microsoft Bots Framework, you'll see just how simple ...
||Beginning Serverless Computing|
Learn the basics of serverless computing and how to develop event-driven architectures with the three major cloud platforms: Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud. This hands-on guide dives into the foundations of serverless computing, its use cases, and how to apply it using developer tools such as Node.js, Visual Studio Code, Postman, and Serverless Framework. You will apply the fundamentals of serverless technology from the ground up, and come away with a greater understanding of its power and how to make it work for you.
This book teaches you how to quickly and securely develop applications without the hassle of configuring and maintaining infrastructure. You will learn how to harness serverless technology to rapidly reduce production time and minimize your costs, while still having the freedom to customize your code, without hindering functionality. Upon completion, you will have the knowledge and resources to build your own serverless application hosted ...
||Web Applications on Azure|
Build .NET apps on Microsoft Azure services that can grow to Internet scale. Learn how you can make smart application architecture decisions and follow best practices so that your website can handle tens of thousands of concurrent users and deliver your content globally.
Author Rob Reagan takes you through key Azure technologies targeted toward building web applications, and along the way shares his lessons learned in scaling out a real-world web application. After an overview of web application building blocks, the book dives into relational and NoSQL data storage options on Azure including Azure Table Storage and CosmosDB. You'll then discover how to make best use of Redis Cache, Web Jobs, Messaging Queues, and more, alongside other tips, tricks, and troubleshooting advice for when things go wrong. The book concludes with a thorough exploration of best practices for deployment at scale.
Develop scalable architecture patterns on Azure with ASP. ...