Building Cloud Apps with Microsoft Azure

Best practices for DevOps, data storage, high availability, and more

by Scott Guthrie, Mark Simms, Tom Dykstra, Rick Anderson, Mike Wasson

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Book Description

This book walks you through a patterns-based approach to building real-world cloud solutions. The patterns apply to the development process as well as to architecture and coding practices.

Developers who are curious about developing for the cloud, are considering a move to the cloud, or are new to cloud development will find here a concise overview of the most important concepts and practices they need to know. The concepts are illustrated with concrete examples, and each chapter includes links to other resources that provide more in-depth information. The examples and the links to additional resources are for Microsoft frameworks and services, but the principles illustrated apply to other web development frameworks and cloud environments as well.

Developers who are already developing for the cloud may find ideas here that will help make them more successful. Each chapter in the series can be read independently, so you can pick and choose topics that you're interested in.

Anyone who watched Scott Guthrie's "Building Real World Cloud Apps with Windows Azure" presentation and wants more details and updated information will find that here.

This book expects that you have experience developing web applications by using Visual Studio and ASP.NET. Familiarity with C# would be helpful in places.

This open book is licensed under a Microsoft Open License. You can download Building Cloud Apps with Microsoft Azure ebook for free in PDF format (8.1 MB).

Table of Contents

Introduction
 
Chapter 1
Automate everything
Chapter 2
Source control
Chapter 3
Continuous integration and continuous delivery
Chapter 4
Web development best practices
Chapter 5
Single sign-on
Chapter 6
Data storage options
Chapter 7
Data partitioning strategies
Chapter 8
Unstructured blob storage
Chapter 9
Design to survive failures
Chapter 10
Monitoring and telemetry
Chapter 11
Transient fault handling
Chapter 12
Distributed caching
Chapter 13
Queue-centric work pattern
Chapter 14
More patterns and guidance
Appendix
The Fix It sample application
 

Book Details

Subject
Computer Science
Publisher
Microsoft Press
Published
2014
Pages
201
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13 Digital
9780735695658
ISBN10 Digital
0735695652
PDF Size
8.1 MB
License
Microsoft Open

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