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Learn Azure in a Month of Lunches

Published by Manning
Distributed by Simon & Schuster
LIST PRICE £28.65

Learn Azure in a Month of Lunches, Second Edition, is a tutorial on writing, deploying, and running applications in Azure. In it, you’ll work through 21 short lessons that give you real-world experience. Each lesson includes a hands-on lab so you can try out and lock in your new skills.

Summary
You can be incredibly productive with Azure without mastering every feature, function, and service. Learn Azure in a Month of Lunches, Second Edition gets you up and running quickly, teaching you the most important concepts and tasks in 21 practical bite-sized lessons. As you explore the examples, exercises, and labs, you'll pick up valuable skills immediately and take your first steps to Azure mastery! This fully revised new edition covers core changes to the Azure UI, new Azure features, Azure containers, and the upgraded Azure Kubernetes Service.

Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications.

About the technology
Microsoft Azure is vast and powerful, offering virtual servers, application templates, and prebuilt services for everything from data storage to AI. To navigate it all, you need a trustworthy guide. In this book, Microsoft engineer and Azure trainer Iain Foulds focuses on core skills for creating cloud-based applications.

About the book
Learn Azure in a Month of Lunches, Second Edition, is a tutorial on writing, deploying, and running applications in Azure. In it, you’ll work through 21 short lessons that give you real-world experience. Each lesson includes a hands-on lab so you can try out and lock in your new skills.

What's inside

    Understanding Azure beyond point-and-click
    Securing applications and data
    Automating your environment
    Azure services for machine learning, containers, and more

About the reader
This book is for readers who can write and deploy simple web or client/server applications.

About the author
Iain Foulds is an engineer and senior content developer with Microsoft.

Table of Contents

PART 1 - AZURE CORE SERVICES

1 Before you begin

2 Creating a virtual machine

3 Azure Web Apps

4 Introduction to Azure Storage

5 Azure Networking basics

PART 2 - HIGH AVAILABILITY AND SCALE

6 Azure Resource Manager

7 High availability and redundancy

8 Load-balancing applications

9 Applications that scale

10 Global databases with Cosmos DB

11 Managing network traffic and routing

12 Monitoring and troubleshooting

PART 3 - SECURE BY DEFAULT

13 Backup, recovery, and replication

14 Data encryption

15 Securing information with Azure Key Vault

16 Azure Security Center and updates

PART 4 - THE COOL STUFF

17 Machine learning and artificial intelligence

18 Azure Automation

19 Azure containers

20 Azure and the Internet of Things

21 Serverless computing

Iain Foulds is a senior content developer with Microsoft, writing for Azure. He spent over a decade as an engineer building and running virtualization environments and delivering training in Azure.

  • Publisher: Manning (June 21, 2020)
  • Length: 368 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781638356288