Hands-On Azure for Developers

Hands-On Azure for Developers

by Kamil Mrzyglód


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Gain practical skills with Azure and understand how to start developing scalable and easy-to-maintain cloud applications

Key Features

  • Get up and running with the development aspects of Azure cloud
  • Build fault-tolerant and scalable applications on Azure
  • A practical, developer-centric guide for Azure developers

Book Description

Microsoft Azure is one of the fastest growing public cloud service providers in the market currently, and also holds the second highest market share after AWS. Azure has a sophisticated set of services that will help you build fault-tolerant and scalable cloud-based applications.

Hands-On Azure for Developers will take you on a journey through multiple PaaS services available in Azure, including App Services, Functions, and Service Fabric, and explain in detail how to build a complete and reliable system with ease. You will learn about how to maximize your skills when building cloud-based solutions leveraging different SQL/NoSQL databases, serverless and messaging components, and even search engines such as Azure Search. In the concluding chapters, this book covers more advanced scenarios such as scalability best practices, serving static content with Azure CDN, and distributing loads with Azure Traffic Manager.

By the end of the book, you will be able to build modern applications on the Azure cloud using the most popular and promising technologies, which will help make your solutions reliable, stable, and efficient.

What you will learn

  • Implement serverless components such as Azure functions and logic apps
  • Integrate applications with available storages and containers
  • Understand messaging components, including Azure Event Hubs and Azure Queue Storage
  • Gain an understanding of Application Insights and other proper monitoring solutions
  • Store your data with services such as Azure SQL and Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Develop fast and scalable cloud applications

Who this book is for

Hands-On Azure for Developers is for developers who want to build highly scalable cloud-based applications on Azure. Prior knowledge of Azure services will be an added advantage.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781789340624
Publisher: Packt Publishing
Publication date: 11/30/2018
Pages: 606
Sales rank: 589,667
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.22(d)

About the Author

Kamil Mrzygłód is a skilled software developer, architect, and Microsoft Azure MVP. He is focused on delivering fast, reliable, and flexible cloud solutions based on the Microsoft Azure platform. He has spoken at multiple conferences and meetups, working on open source software (OSS) projects and driving workshops for different people and companies. Over recent years, he has developed an interest in Azure serverless architectures, data analysis, and big data components. Currently, he works at Demant Technology Center in Warsaw. His current goal is to make the world of cloud computing as accessible as it can be so that it's possible to lower the learning curve of this technology and help others start using it.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  1. Azure App Service
  2. Azure WebJobs
  3. Deploying Web Applications as Containers
  4. Distributed Applications and Microservices with Service Fabric
  5. Using Azure Search
  6. Mobile Notifications with Notification Hub
  7. Serverless and Azure Functions
  8. Integrating Different Components with Logic Apps
  9. Swiss Army Knife - Azure Cosmos DB
  10. Reactive Architecture with Event Grid
  11. Using Azure Storage - Tables, Queues, Files, and Blobs
  12. Big Data Pipeline - Azure Event Hub
  13. Real-Time Data Analysis - Azure Stream Analytics
  14. Enterprise Integration - Azure Service Bus
  15. Using Application Insights to Monitor Your Applications
  16. SQL in Azure - Azure SQL
  17. Big Data Storage - Azure Data Lake
  18. Scaling Azure Applications
  19. Serving Static Content Using Azure CDN
  20. Distributing Load with Azure Traffic Manager
  21. Tips and Tricks for Azure
  22. Assessments

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