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Application Delivery and Load Balancing in Microsoft Azure

Practical Solutions with NGINX and Microsoft Azure

by Derek DeJonghe, Arlan Nugara

Application Delivery and Load Balancing in Microsoft Azure

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Book Description

With more and more companies moving on-premises applications to the cloud, software and cloud solution architects alike are busy investigating ways to improve load balancing, performance, security, and high availability for workloads. This practical book describes Microsoft Azure's load balancing options and explains how NGINX can contribute to a comprehensive solution.

Cloud architects Derek DeJonghe and Arlan Nugara take you through the steps necessary to design a practical solution for your network. Software developers and technical managers will learn how these technologies have a direct impact on application development and architecture. While the examples are specific to Azure, these load balancing concepts and implementations also apply to cloud providers such as AWS, Google Cloud, DigitalOcean, and IBM Cloud.

- Understand application delivery and load balancing - and why they're important;
- Explore Azure's managed load balancing options;
- Learn how to run NGINX OSS and NGINX Plus on Azure;
- Examine similarities and complementing features between Azure-managed solutions and NGINX;
- Use Azure Front Door to define, manage, and monitor global routing for your web traffic;
- Monitor application performance using Azure and NGINX tools and plug-ins;
- Explore security choices using NGINX and Azure Firewall solutions.

This open book is licensed under a Open Publication License (OPL). You can download Application Delivery and Load Balancing in Microsoft Azure ebook for free in PDF format (6.9 MB).

Table of Contents

Chapter 1
What Are Application Delivery and Load Balancing, and Why Are They Important?
Chapter 2
Managed Load-Balancing Options in Azure
Chapter 3
NGINX and NGINX Plus on Azure
Chapter 4
NGINX and Microsoft Managed Options
Chapter 5
Azure Front Door with NGINX
Chapter 6
Monitoring NGINX in Microsoft Azure
Chapter 7
Security

Book Details

Title
Application Delivery and Load Balancing in Microsoft Azure
Subject
Computer Science
Publisher
O'Reilly Media
Published
2020
Pages
113
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13
9781098115869
ISBN10
1098115864
ISBN13 Digital
9781098115968
ISBN10 Digital
1098115961
PDF Size
6.9 MB
License
Open Publication License

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