Hands-On Azure for Developers
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Hands-On Azure for Developers

Implement rich Azure PaaS ecosystems using containers, serverless services, and storage solutions

Kamil Mrzygłód

  1. 606 pages
  2. English
  3. ePUB (mobile friendly)
  4. Available on iOS & Android
eBook - ePub

Hands-On Azure for Developers

Implement rich Azure PaaS ecosystems using containers, serverless services, and storage solutions

Kamil Mrzygłód

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About This Book

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.

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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.
I would like to thank my editor, Dattatraya More, for his helpful insights and valuable guidance, which helped me a lot while writing this book. I would also like to thank Shrilekha Inani, who gave me the opportunity to become an author and assisted me in all the formal aspects of doing so. Last, but by no means least, I would like to thank my reviewers—you really made this book worth reading by carefully examining whether each chapter made sense.

About the reviewers

Kasam Shaikh, a Microsoft Azure enthusiast, is a seasoned professional with a can-do attitude and 10 years of industry experience working as a cloud architect with one of the leading IT companies in Mumbai, India. He is a certified Azure architect, recognized as an MVP by a leading online community, as well as a global AI speaker, and has authored books on Azure Cognitive, Azure Bots, and Microsoft Bot frameworks. He is head of the Azure INDIA (az-INDIA) com...

Table of contents

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