Learning Microsoft Azure

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  • Design scalable, resilient systems for Azure
  • Create MVC websites and cloud services
  • Build Azure SQL Databases with Entity Framework Code First Migrations
  • Use Azure Service Bus to decouple system tiers
  • Integrate client applications with Web API and SignalR on Azure
  • Build apps with mobile services and notifications hub
  • Implement Azure Active Directory across the entire system

This book guides you through the process of building a Microsoft Azure system based around a case study for an industrial bakery with three business domains. Starting with the system design and selection of the correct Azure services, the book progresses by building the system in scalable, decoupled tiers. The book will teach you how to implement a scalable architecture using Azure Service Bus topics, allowing customer orders to be sent between decoupled business domains and processed by scalable worker roles. Azure Active Directory is implemented across all internal systems in the case study including websites, client applications, and mobile applications to create a unified authentication experience.

This book will take you through the processes of developing, deploying, and maintaining Microsoft Azure hosted systems.

  • Build, deploy, and host scalable applications in the cloud using Windows Azure
  • Enhance your mobile applications to receive notifications via the notifications Hub
  • Features a full enterprise Azure case study with detailed examples and explanations
Page Count 430
Course Length 12 hours 54 minutes
ISBN 9781782173373
Date Of Publication 15 Oct 2014


Geoff Webber-Cross

Geoff Webber-Cross has over 10 years' experience in the software industry, working in manufacturing, electronics, and other engineering disciplines. He has experience of building enterprise and smaller .NET systems on Azure and other platforms. He also has commercial and personal experience of developing Windows 8 and Windows Phone applications. He has authored Learning Windows Azure Mobile Services for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8, Packt Publishing.