The second ebook in the series, Microsoft Azure Essentials: Azure Automation, introduces a fairly new feature of Microsoft Azure called Azure Automation. Using a highly scalable workflow execution environment, Azure Automation allows you to orchestrate frequent deployment and life cycle management tasks using runbooks based on Windows PowerShell Workflow functionality. These runbooks are stored in and backed up by Azure. By automating runbooks, you can greatly minimize the occurrence of errors when carrying out repeated tasks and process automation.
This open book is licensed under a Open Publication License (OPL). You can download Azure Automation ebook for free in PDF format (4.5 MB).
Table of Contents
Introduction to Azure Automation
Azure Script Center, library, and community
Best practices in using Azure Automation
Open Publication License
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