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  • Understand the components of the Azure cloud platform
  • Use cloud design patterns
  • Use enterprise security guidelines for your Azure deployment
  • Design and implement serverless and integration solutions
  • Build efficient data solutions on Azure
  • Understand container services on Azure

Thanks to its support for high availability, scalability, security, performance, and disaster recovery, Azure has been widely adopted to create and deploy different types of application with ease. Updated for the latest developments, this third edition of Azure for Architects helps you get to grips with the core concepts of designing serverless architecture, including containers, Kubernetes deployments, and big data solutions.

You'll learn how to architect solutions such as serverless functions, you'll discover deployment patterns for containers and Kubernetes, and you'll explore large-scale big data processing using Spark and Databricks. As you advance, you'll implement DevOps using Azure DevOps, work with intelligent solutions using Azure Cognitive Services, and integrate security, high availability, and scalability into each solution. Finally, you'll delve into Azure security concepts such as OAuth, OpenConnect, and managed identities.

By the end of this book, you'll have gained the confidence to design intelligent Azure solutions based on containers and serverless functions.

  • 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
Page Count 698
Course Length 20 hours 56 minutes
ISBN 9781839215865
Date Of Publication 17 Jul 2020


Ritesh Modi

Ritesh Modi is a former Microsoft senior technology evangelist. He has been recognized as a Microsoft Regional Director for his contributions to Microsoft products, services, and communities. He is a cloud architect, a published author, a speaker, and a leader who is popular for his contributions to datacenters, Azure, Kubernetes, blockchain, cognitive services, DevOps, artificial intelligence, and automation. He is the author of eight books. Ritesh has spoken at numerous national and international conferences and is a published author for MSDN magazine. He has more than a decade of experience in building and deploying enterprise solutions for customers, and has more than 25 technical certifications. His hobbies are writing books, playing with his daughter, watching movies, and learning new technologies. He currently lives in Hyderabad, India. You can follow him on Twitter at @automationnext.

Jack Lee

Jack Lee is a senior Azure certified consultant and an Azure practice lead with a passion for software development, cloud, and DevOps innovations. Jack has been recognized as a Microsoft MVP for his contributions to the tech community. He has presented at various user groups and conferences, including the Global Azure Bootcamp at Microsoft Canada. Jack is an experienced mentor and judge at hackathons and is also the president of a user group that focuses on Azure, DevOps, and software development. He is the co-author of Cloud Analytics with Microsoft Azure, published by Packt Publishing. You can follow Jack on Twitter at @jlee_consulting.

Rithin Skaria

Rithin Skaria is an open source evangelist with over 7 years of experience of managing open source workloads in Azure, AWS, and OpenStack. He is currently working for Microsoft and is a part of several open source community activities conducted within Microsoft. He is a Microsoft Certified Trainer, Linux Foundation Certified Engineer and Administrator, Kubernetes Application Developer and Administrator, and also a Certified OpenStack Administrator. When it comes to Azure, he has four certifications (solution architecture, Azure administration, DevOps, and security), and he is also certified in Office 365 administration. He has played a vital role in several open source deployments, and the administration and migration of these workloads to the cloud. He also co-authored Linux Administration on Azure, published by Packt Publishing. Connect with him on LinkedIn at @rithin-skaria.