Implementing Azure Solutions

Author: Florian Klaffenbach,Jan-Henrik Damaschke,Oliver Michalski

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1786469367

Category: Computers

Page: 518

View: 7790

A practical guide that enhances your skills in implementing Azure solutions for your organization About This Book Confidently configure, deploy, and manage cloud services and virtual machines Implement a highly-secured environment and respond to threats with increased visibility This comprehensive guide is packed with exciting practical scenarios that enable you to implement Azure solutions with ease Who This Book Is For This book is for IT architects, system and network admins, and DevOps engineers who are aware of Azure solutions and want to implement them for their organization. What You Will Learn Implement virtual networks, network gateways, Site-to-Site VPN, ExpressRoute, routing, and network devices Understand the working of different storage accounts in Azure Plan, deploy, and secure virtual machines Deploy and manage Azure Containers Get familiar with some common Azure usage scenarios In Detail Microsoft Azure has numerous effective solutions that shape the future of any business. However, the major challenge that architects and administrators face are implementing these solutions appropriately. Our book focuses on various implementation scenarios that will help overcome the challenge of implementing Azure's solutions in a very efficient manner and will also help you to prepare for Microsoft Architect exam. You will not only learn how to secure a newly deployed Azure Active Directory but also get to know how Azure Active Directory Synchronization could be implemented. To maintain an isolated and secure environment so that you can run your virtual machines and applications, you will implement Azure networking services. Also to manage, access, and secure your confidential data, you will implement storage solutions. Toward the end, you will explore tips and tricks to secure your environment. By the end, you will be able to implement Azure solutions such as networking, storage, and cloud effectively. Style and approach This step-by-step guide focuses on implementing various Azure solutions for your organization. The motive is to provide a comprehensive exposure and ensure they can implement these solutions with ease.

Implementing Azure Cloud Design Patterns

Implement efficient design patterns for data management, high availability, monitoring and other popular patterns on your Azure Cloud

Author: Oliver Michalski,Stefano Demiliani

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1788396634

Category: Computers

Page: 300

View: 9970

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.

Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions: Exam Guide 70-533

A comprehensive, end-to-end study guide for the 70-533 certification with practice tests

Author: Melony QIN

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1789130417

Category: Computers

Page: 516

View: 3647

Develop skills and knowledge for provisioning and managing services in Microsoft Azure and implement infrastructure components Key Features Build and manage robust infrastructure solutions on Microsoft Azure Plan and implement Azure storage, backup, and recovery services Prepare and boost your confidence with certification-based mock tests and solutions Book Description Microsoft Azure is a prominent public cloud provider, recording the highest user base growth in the year 2017. Microsoft has prominent certifications that help architects, developers, and administrators gain hands-on knowledge while working on Azure. 70-533 is one such advanced-level certification, which deals with infrastructure solutions on Microsoft Azure. Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions starts with an overview of the certification and an introduction to Microsoft Azure. Next, you will learn how to plan and implement virtual machines and containers, followed by designing and implementing service apps. As you make your way through the chapters, you will learn how to implement and manage virtual networks and Azure identities, as well as the Active Directory infrastructure in a hybrid environment. In the concluding chapters, you will learn how to plan and implement storage and security, and business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR) strategies. You will also automate and monitor cloud management operations in Azure. By the end of the book, you will have covered all of the modules, along with the practice questions at the end of each chapter, which will be extremely helpful in passing the 70-533 certification exam. What you will learn Explore cloud basics and gain an overview of Microsoft Azure Plan and implement virtual machines and containers for scalability and resilience Understand virtual networks' cross-premises connectivity Learn how to manage your Azure identities Plan and implement storage, security, and the BCDR strategy Automate and monitor cloud management operations in Azure Manage app services for resilience and availability Interacting with Azure Services by using ARM, the Azure CLI, and PowerShell Who this book is for Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions is for senior cloud professionals who already have experience working with the Azure ecosystem and want to take their knowledge to the next level. Prior knowledge of the Azure ecosystem is necessary.

Exam Ref 70-533 Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions

Author: Michael Washam,Rick Rainey

Publisher: Microsoft Press

ISBN: 0735697167

Category: Computers

Page: 400

View: 9094

Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-533--and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of Microsoft Azure infrastructure solution implementation. Designed for experienced IT pros ready to advance their status, Exam Ref focuses on the critical-thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the Microsoft Specialist level. Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives: Deploy, configure, monitor, and scale websites Implement virtual machine workloads, images, disks, networking, and storage Configure, deploy, manage, and monitor cloud services Implement blobs, Azure files, SQL databases, and recovery services Manage access and configure diagnostics, monitoring, and analytics Implement an Azure Active Directory and integrate apps Configure and modify virtual networks, including multisite and hybrid networks This Microsoft Exam Ref: Organizes its coverage by exam objectives Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge you Will be valuable for IT pros, including enterprise architects; DevOps, network, server, virtualization, and identity engineers; and storage or security administrators Assumes you have experience implementing Microsoft Azure infrastructure solutions Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions About the Exam Exam 70-533 focuses on the skills and knowledge needed to implement web- sites, virtual machines, cloud services, storage, Azure Active Directory, and virtual networks with Microsoft Azure. About Microsoft Certification Passing this exam earns you a Microsoft Specialist certification in Microsoft Azure, demonstrating your expertise with the Microsoft Azure enterprise-grade cloud platform. You can earn this certification by passing Exam 70-532, Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions; or Exam 70-533, Imple- menting Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions; or Exam 70-534, Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions. See full details at: microsoft.com/learning

Implementing Azure: Putting Modern DevOps to Use

Transform your software deployment process with Microsoft Azure

Author: Florian Klaffenbach,Oliver Michalski,Markus Klein,Mohamed Wali,Namit Tanasseri,Rahul Rai

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1788831799

Category: Computers

Page: 754

View: 9930

Explore powerful Azure DevOps solutions to develop and deploy your software faster and more efficiently. Key Features Build modern microservice-based systems with Azure architecture Learn to deploy and manage cloud services and virtual machines Configure clusters with Azure Service Fabric for deployment Book Description This Learning Path helps you understand microservices architecture and leverage various services of Microsoft Azure Service Fabric to build, deploy, and maintain highly scalable enterprise-grade applications. You will learn to select an appropriate Azure backend structure for your solutions and work with its toolkit and managed apps to share your solutions with its service catalog. As you progress through the Learning Path, you will study Azure Cloud Services, Azure-managed Kubernetes, and Azure Container Services deployment techniques. To apply all that you’ve understood, you will build an end-to-end Azure system in scalable, decoupled tiers for an industrial bakery with three business domains. Toward the end of this Learning Path, you will build another scalable architecture using Azure Service Bus topics to send orders between decoupled business domains with scalable worker roles processing these orders. By the end of this Learning Path, you will be comfortable in using development, deployment, and maintenance processes to build robust cloud solutions on Azure. This Learning Path includes content from the following Packt products: Learn Microsoft Azure by Mohamed Wali Implementing Azure Solutions - Second Edition by Florian Klaffenbach, Oliver Michalski, Markus Klein Microservices with Azure by Namit Tanasseri and Rahul Rai What you will learn Study various Azure Service Fabric application programming models Create and manage a Kubernetes cluster in Azure Kubernetes Service Use site-to-site VPN and ExpressRoute connections in your environment Design an Azure IoT app and learn to operate it in various scenarios Implement a hybrid Azure design using Azure Stack Build Azure SQL databases with Code First Migrations Integrate client applications with Web API and SignalR on Azure Implement the Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) across the entire system Who this book is for If you are an IT system architect, network admin, or a DevOps engineer who wants to implement Azure solutions for your organization, this Learning Path is for you. Basic knowledge of the Azure Cloud platform will be beneficial.

Exam Ref 70-532 Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions

Author: Zoiner Tejada,Michele Leroux Bustamante,Ike Ellis

Publisher: Microsoft Press

ISBN: 0735697140

Category: Computers

Page: 432

View: 6771

Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-532--and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of Microsoft Azure solution development. Designed for experienced developers ready to advance their status, Exam Ref focuses on the critical-thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the Microsoft Specialist level. Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives: Design and implement Websites Create and manage Virtual Machines Design and implement Cloud Services Design and implement a storage strategy Manage application and network services This Microsoft Exam Ref: Organizes its coverage by exam objectives Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge you Will be valuable for Microsoft Azure developers, solution architects, DevOps engineers, and QA engineers Assumes you have experience designing, programming, implementing, automating, and monitoring Microsoft Azure solutions and that you are proficient with tools, techniques, and approaches for building scalable, resilient solutions Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions About the Exam Exam 70-532 focuses on the skills and knowledge needed to develop Microsoft Azure solutions that include websites, virtual machines, cloud services, storage, application services, and network services. About Microsoft Certification Passing this exam earns you a Microsoft Specialist certification in Microsoft Azure, demonstrating your expertise with the Microsoft Azure enterprise-grade cloud platform. You can earn this certification by passing Exam 70-532, Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions; or Exam 70-533, Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions; or Exam 70-534, Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions. See full details at: microsoft.com/learning

Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions

Exam Ref - 70-533

Author: Michael Washam,Rick Rainey,Dan Patrick,Steve Ross

Publisher: Microsoft Press

ISBN: 9781509306480

Category: Cloud computing

Page: 560

View: 5452

The Exam Ref is the official study guide for Microsoft certification exams. Featuring concise, objective-by-objective reviews and strategic case scenarios and Thought Experiments, exam candidates get professional-level preparation for the exam. The Exam Ref helps candidates maximise their performance on the exam and sharpen their job-role skills. It organises material by the exam's objective domains. Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge the reader Provides knowledge check questions at the end of each chapter Will be valuable for IT pros, including enterprise architects; DevOps, network, server, virtualisation, and identity engineers; and storage or security administrators Assumes the reader has some experience implementing Microsoft Azure infrastructure solutions

Deployment of Microsoft Azure Cloud Solutions

Author: Florian Klaffenbach,Jan-Henrik Damaschke,Oliver Michalski

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781789954050

Category:

Page: 724

View: 3171

Master all the important and tough decision-making aspects involved in architecting an Azure public cloud for your organization. Key Features Deploy Azure Active Directory and implement synchronization Manage storage solutions with Azure network services Implement Azure cloud based on organizational requirements Book Description Microsoft Azure has numerous effective solutions that shape the future of any business. Over the years, Azure cloud services have grown quickly, and the number of organizations adopting Azure for their cloud services is also gradually increasing. Leading industry giants are finding that Azure fulfills their extensive cloud requirements. Deploying Azure Solutions starts with an extensive introduction to all the categories of designs available with Azure. These design patterns focus on different aspects of the cloud such as high availability, data management, and so on. You will learn various aspects such as building your cloud structure and architecture. You will also have a brief understanding of the different types of services provided by Azure, such as Azure functions and Azure Analytics, which can prove beneficial for an organization. You will learn each and every aspect and function required to develop an Azure cloud based on your organizational requirements. By the end of this Learning Path, you will be able to develop a full-fledged Azure cloud as well as implement Azure solutions such as networking, storage, and cloud effectively. This Learning Path includes content from the following Packt products: Implementing Azure Solutions by Florian Klaffenbach, Jan-Henrik Damaschke, Oliver Michalski Azure for Architects by Ritesh Modi What you will learn Implement routing and network devices Understand the working of different storage accounts in Azure Plan, deploy, and secure virtual machines Deploy and manage Azure Containers Familiarize yourself with the components of the Azure Cloud platform Use enterprise security guidelines for your Azure deployment Design and implement Serverless solutions Understand cloud architecture and the deployment pipeline Who this book is for Deploying Azure Solutions is for IT architects, system and network admins, and DevOps engineers who are aware of Azure solutions and want to implement them for their organization. Prior basic knowledge of the Azure Cloud platform is good to have.

Azure for Architects

Implementing cloud design, DevOps, containers, IoT, and serverless solutions on your public cloud, 2nd Edition

Author: Ritesh Modi

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1789611644

Category: Computers

Page: 536

View: 3761

Create advanced data and integrated solutions using Azure Event Grid, functions, and containers Key Features Get familiar with the different design patterns available in Microsoft Azure Develop Azure cloud architecture and a pipeline management system Get to know the security best practices for your Azure deployment Book Description Over the years, Azure cloud services have grown quickly, and the number of organizations adopting Azure for their cloud services is also gradually increasing. Leading industry giants are finding that Azure fulfills their extensive cloud requirements. Azure for Architects – Second Edition starts with an extensive introduction to major designing and architectural aspects available with Azure. These design patterns focus on different aspects of the cloud, such as high availability, security, and scalability. Gradually, we move on to other aspects, such as ARM template modular design and deployments. This is the age of microservices and serverless is the preferred implementation mechanism for them. This book covers the entire serverless stack available in Azure including Azure Event Grid, Azure Functions, and Azure Logic Apps. New and advance features like durable functions are discussed at length. A complete integration solution using these serverless technologies is also part of the book. A complete chapter discusses all possible options related to containers in Azure including Azure Kubernetes services, Azure Container Instances and Registry, and Web App for Containers. Data management and integration is an integral part of this book that discusses options for implementing OLTP solutions using Azure SQL, Big Data solutions using Azure Data factory and Data Lake Storage, eventing solutions using stream analytics, and Event Hubs. This book will provide insights into Azure governance features such as tagging, RBAC, cost management, and policies. By the end of this book, you will be able to develop a full-fledged Azure cloud solution that is Enterprise class and future-ready. What you will learn Create an end-to-end integration solution using Azure Serverless Stack Learn Big Data solutions and OLTP–based applications on Azure Understand DevOps implementations using Azure DevOps Architect solutions comprised of multiple resources in Azure Develop modular ARM templates Develop Governance on Azure using locks, RBAC, policies, tags and cost Learn ways to build data solutions on Azure Understand the various options related to containers including Azure Kubernetes Services Who this book is for If you are Cloud Architects, DevOps Engineers, or developers who want to learn key architectural aspects of the Azure Cloud platform, then this book is for you. Prior basic knowledge of the Azure Cloud platform is good to have.

Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions

Exam Guide 70-533

Author: Melony Qin

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781789137958

Category: Computers

Page: 516

View: 3570

Develop skills and knowledge for provisioning and managing services in Microsoft Azure and implement infrastructure components Key Features Build and manage robust infrastructure solutions on Microsoft Azure Plan and implement Azure storage, backup, and recovery services Prepare and boost your confidence with certification-based mock tests and solutions Book Description Microsoft Azure is a prominent public cloud provider, recording the highest user base growth in the year 2017. Microsoft has prominent certifications that help architects, developers, and administrators gain hands-on knowledge while working on Azure. 70-533 is one such advanced-level certification, which deals with infrastructure solutions on Microsoft Azure. Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions starts with an overview of the certification and an introduction to Microsoft Azure. Next, you will learn how to plan and implement virtual machines and containers, followed by designing and implementing service apps. As you make your way through the chapters, you will learn how to implement and manage virtual networks and Azure identities, as well as the Active Directory infrastructure in a hybrid environment. In the concluding chapters, you will learn how to plan and implement storage and security, and business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR) strategies. You will also automate and monitor cloud management operations in Azure. By the end of the book, you will have covered all of the modules, along with the practice questions at the end of each chapter, which will be extremely helpful in passing the 70-533 certification exam. What you will learn Explore cloud basics and gain an overview of Microsoft Azure Plan and implement virtual machines and containers for scalability and resilience Understand virtual networks' cross-premises connectivity Learn how to manage your Azure identities Plan and implement storage, security, and the BCDR strategy Automate and monitor cloud management operations in Azure Manage app services for resilience and availability Interacting with Azure Services by using ARM, the Azure CLI, and PowerShell Who this book is for Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions is for senior cloud professionals who already have experience working with the Azure ecosystem and want to take their knowledge to the next level. Prior knowledge of the Azure ecosystem is necessary.

Learning Microsoft Azure Storage

Build large-scale, real-world apps by effectively planning, deploying, and implementing Azure storage solutions

Author: Mohamed Waly

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1785889524

Category: Computers

Page: 276

View: 9952

A step-by-step guide to get you up and running with Azure Storage services and helps you build solutions that leverage effective design patterns About This Book Discover best practices for designing and implementing Azure Storage for Azure VMs, and highly available apps Effectively plan, design, and implement SQL databases with Azure Protect your data with Azure Backup and Azure Site Recovery Who This Book Is For This book is targeted at Developers, IT Professionals, and even Database Admins who have experience of working on Microsoft Azure and want to make the most of Azure Storage services. Some knowledge of SQL Server will be beneficial. What You Will Learn Understand Azure Storage types and determine the appropriate one for your needs Design Azure Storage for Azure VMs according to best practices Design and implement your SQL Database on Azure according to best practices Learn how to work with Azure Backup Learn how to work with Azure Site Recovery Extend Azure Storage to StorSimple Monitor storage metrics and logs and customize the Azure monitoring dashboard Monitor and troubleshoot Azure Storage In Detail Microsoft Azure Storage is the bedrock of Microsoft's core storage solution offering in Azure. No matter what solution you are building for the cloud, you'll find a compelling use for Azure Storage. This book will help you get up-to-speed quickly on Microsoft Azure Storage by teaching you how to use the different storage services. You will be able to leverage secure design patterns based on real-world scenarios and develop a strong storage foundation for Azure virtual machines. You will start this book with an introduction to Microsoft Azure storage and how it can be used to build large-scale, real-world applications using Azure storage services such as blob, table, queue, and file. This book will also teach you about the different types of Azure Storage. You will then find out the best practices for designing your Azure VM storage, whether it is Windows based or Linux based and how to migrate your storage in different scenarios. You will learn also how to plan and implement your SQL database solution on Azure, and how to build your SQL database in different service models (IaaS/PaaS). Moreover, you will also learn best practices for dealing with Azure Backup, the role of Azure Site Recovery, and the solutions they offer in different scenarios. Finally, you will use StorSimple to unlock the maximum value from all of your data, and some tools that will help you manage your storage on-and off-premise (Azure), such as AzCopy and Storage Explorer. Monitoring your storage in no laughing matter, so you will learn to monitor, diagnose and troubleshoot it. Style and approach This book will provide an in-depth insight into properly designing your environment and saving money on your running workloads. Using cutting-edge examples, you will be able to efficiently monitor, diagnose, and troubleshoot Azure Storage.

Hands-On Networking with Azure

Build large-scale, real-world apps using Azure networking solutions

Author: Mohamed Wali

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1788993942

Category: Computers

Page: 276

View: 9509

A step-by-step guide to get you up and running with Azure Networking Services and help you build solutions that leverage effective design patterns Key Features Learn best practices for designing and implementing Azure Networking for Azure VMs Figure out the hidden secrets to designing a cost-effective environment Plan, design, and implement various connectivity scenarios in Azure Book Description Microsoft Azure networking is one of the most valuable and important offerings in Azure. No matter what solution you are building for the cloud, you'll fi nd a compelling use for it. This book will get you up to speed quickly on Microsoft Azure Networking by teaching you how to use different networking services. By reading this book, you will develop a strong networking foundation for Azure virtual machines and for expanding your on-premise environment to Azure. Hands-On Networking with Azure starts with an introduction to Microsoft Azure networking and creating Azure Virtual Networks with subnets of different types within them. The book helps you understand the architecture of Azure networks. You will then learn the best practices for designing both Windows- and Linux-based Azure VM networks. You will also learn to expand your networks into Azure and how to use Azure DNS. Moreover, you will master best practices for dealing with Azure Load Balancer and the solutions they offer in different scenarios. Finally, we will demonstrate how the Azure Application Gateway works, offering various layer-7 load balancing capabilities for applications. By the end of this book, you will be able to architect your networking solutions for Azure. What you will learn Understand Azure networking and use the right networking service to fulfill your needs Design Azure Networks for Azure VMs according to best practices Span your environment with Azure networking solutions Learn to use Azure DNS Implement Azure Load Balancer for highly available environments Distribute user traffic across the world via the Azure Traffic Manager Control your application delivery with Azure Application Gateway Who this book is for This book is for developers, IT professionals, and database admins who have prior experience of working on Microsoft Azure and want to make the most out of Azure Networking Services.

Exam Ref 70-535 Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions

Author: Haishi Bai,Dan Stolts,Santiago Fernandez Munoz

Publisher: Microsoft Press

ISBN: 1509304738

Category: Computers

Page: 432

View: 8467

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

Practical Microsoft Azure IaaS

Migrating and Building Scalable and Secure Cloud Solutions

Author: Shijimol Ambi Karthikeyan

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1484237633

Category: Computers

Page: 307

View: 1304

Adopt Azure IaaS and migrate your on-premise infrastructure partially or fully to Azure. This book provides practical solutions by following Microsoft’s design and best practice guidelines for building highly available, scalable, and secure solution stacks using Microsoft Azure IaaS. The author starts by giving an overview of Azure IaaS and its components: you’ll see the new aspects of Azure Resource Manager, storage in IaaS, and Azure networking. As such, you’ll cover design considerations for migration and implementation of infrastructure services, giving you practical skills to apply to your own projects. The next part of the book takes you through the different components of Azure IaaS that need to be included in a resilient architecture and how to set up a highly available infrastructure in Azure. The author focuses on the tools available for Azure IaaS automated provisioning and the different performance monitoring and fine-tuning options available for the platform. Finally, you’ll gain practical skills in Azure security and implementing Azure architectures. After reading Practical Microsoft Azure IaaS, you will have learned how to map the familiar on-premise architecture components to their cloud infrastructure counterparts. This book provides a focused and practical approach to designing solutions to be hosted in Azure IaaS. What You Will Learn Map the key Azure components to familiar concepts in infrastructure, such as virtualization, storage provisioning, switching, and firewalls Implement Azure IaaS deployment architectures Design IaaS environments in line with the Microsoft recommended best practices for scalability, resiliency, availability, performance, and security Manage the operational aspects of hosted environments, leverage automation, and fine tune for optimal performance Who This Book Is For Infrastructure and solution architects with skills in on-premise infrastructure design who want to up-skill in Azure IaaS.

Hyper-V 2016 Best Practices

Author: Benedict Berger,Romain Serre

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1785880756

Category: Computers

Page: 246

View: 9006

Harness the power of Hyper-V 2016 to build high-performance infrastructures that suit your needs About This Book Design and build a reliable and efficient Hyper-V infrastructure. Fine-tune your Hyper-V performance by adopting network and storage best practices. Manage, monitor, and protect your workloads with System Center and Microsoft Azure. Who This Book Is For If you are working with Hyper-V and want to optimize its performance and effectiveness, this book is for you. This book will help you close the gap between the Hyper-V lab and production environments. What You Will Learn Automate and accelerate the deployment of Hyper-V host and nano servers Create high availability solutions using failover clustering Design redundant solutions with Hyper-V Replica Protect your workloads by making a backup or learning disaster recovery Use the best practices of network and storage Master the performance and scalability of storage virtualization Migrate your existing virtualization workloads to Hyper-V2016 Manage your Hyper-V stack with System Center and Azure Bridge the gap between the Hyper-V lab and production environment In Detail Hyper-V Server and Windows Server 2016 with Hyper-V provide best-in-class virtualization capabilities. Hyper-V is a Windows-based, very cost-effective virtualization solution with easy-to-use and well-known administrative consoles. This book will assist you in designing, implementing, and managing highly effective and highly available Hyper-V infrastructures. With an example-oriented approach, this book covers all the different tips and suggestions to configure Hyper-V and provides readers with real-world proven solutions. This book begins by deploying single clusters of High Availability Hyper-V systems including the new Nano Server. This is followed by steps to configure the Hyper-V infrastructure components such as storage and network. It also touches on necessary processes such as backup and disaster recovery for optimal configuration. The book does not only show you what to do and how to plan the different scenarios, but it also provides in-depth configuration options. These scalable and automated configurations are then optimized via performance tuning and central management ensuring your applications are always the best they can be. Style and approach This book covers Hyper-V best practices in a step-by-step manner with clear and concise examples.

Exam Ref Az-203 Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure

Author: Santiago Fernandez Munoz

Publisher: Microsoft Press

ISBN: 9780135643808

Category:

Page: 99999

View: 3652

Direct from Microsoft, this Exam Ref is the official study guide for the new Microsoft AZ-203 Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure certification exam. Exam Ref AZ-203 Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure offers professional-level preparation that helps candidates maximize their exam performance and sharpen their skills on the job. It focuses on specific areas of expertise modern IT professionals need to demonstrate real-world mastery of developing highly available, exceptionally resilient Azure cloud applications. Coverage includes: Developing Azure Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) compute solutions Developing Azure Platform as a Service (PaaS) compute solutions Developing for Azure storage Implementing Azure security Monitoring, troubleshooting, and optimizing Azure solutions Connecting to and consuming Azure and third-party services Microsoft Exam Ref publications stand apart from third-party study guides because they: Provide guidance from Microsoft, the creator of Microsoft certification exams Target IT professional-level exam candidates with content focused on their needs, not "one-size-fits-all" content Streamline study by organizing material according to the exam's objective domain (OD), covering one functional group and its objectives in each chapter Feature Thought Experiments to guide candidates through a set of "what if?" scenarios, and prepare them more effectively for Pro-level style exam questions Explore big picture thinking around the planning and design aspects of the IT pro's job role For more information on Exam AZ-203 and the Microsoft Certified: Azure Developer Associate credential, visit https: //www.microsoft.com/en-us/learning/azure-developer.aspx.

Multi-Cloud for Architects

Grow Your IT Business by Means of a Multi-Cloud Strategy

Author: FLORIAN. KLEIN KLAFFENBACH (MARKUS. SUNDARESAN, SURESH.),Markus Klein,Suresh Sundaresan

Publisher: Packt Publishing

ISBN: 9781788623766

Category:

Page: 302

View: 9521

Your one-stop guide to work with multiple cloud service providers Key Features A practical step-by-step guide that will teach you to architect effective Cloud computing solutions and services efficiently You will learn the key differences in both platforms and how you can interconnect them to each other Eliminate the pain-points of architecting, interconnect and managing multi-cloud services and solutions. Book Description With the passing of time and with technology evolving, organizations all around the globe, from small- to medium-sized enterprises through to companies that are fully equipped, have started migrating or adapting to cloud computing. If you are looking at adapting entirely to any cloud and its services, this book will be your go-to guide to find perfect solutions, irrespective of the size of your infrastructure. This book will teach you effective solutions for overcoming various implementation scenarios. Our book covers two major cloud platforms (AWS and Azure) and provides practical use cases. You will start by designing the building blocks for infrastructure solutions that will involve core cloud platform services, such as compute, networking, storage, and identity, through various cloud providers. You will be able to plan and design solutions across major cloud providers and streamline interconnections and identities. Finally, you will understand the differences between, and the behavior of, both platforms, and you will be able to plan interconnects and identities for single-instance management. By the end of this book, you will know everything you need in order to be able to architect a multi-cloud solution for your organization. What you will learn Get to grips with different cloud offerings according to service and availability model Choose your cloud model, depending on real-world requirements Become familiar with interconnecting and designing multi-cloud solutions according to network, identity, and application Interconnect major cloud providers and frameworks, such as Microsoft Azure/Azure Stack, and AWS, and manage hosting solutions Resolve key show stoppers in a multi-cloud environment Familiarize yourself with example architectures based on real-world projects and solutions Who this book is for If you are a Cloud Architect, Solutions architect, system/network administrator, or a DevOps engineers aware of Cloud solutions and keen to successfully architect them to your organization then, this book is for you.