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Practical Microsoft Azure IaaS

Migrating and Building Scalable and Secure Cloud Solutions


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Practical Microsoft Azure IaaS by Shijimol Ambi Karthikeyan
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Adopt Azure IaaS and migrate your on-premise infrastructure partially or fully to Azure. This book provides practical solutions by following Microsoft's design and best practice guidelines for building highly available, scalable, and secure solution stacks using Microsoft Azure IaaS. The author starts by giving an overview of Azure IaaS and its components: you'll see the new aspects of Azure Resource Manager, storage in IaaS, and Azure networking. As such, you'll cover design considerations for migration and implementation of infrastructure services, giving you practical skills to apply to your own projects. The next part of the book takes you through the different components of Azure IaaS that need to be included in a resilient architecture and how to set up a highly available infrastructure in Azure. The author focuses on the tools available for Azure IaaS automated provisioning and the different performance monitoring and fine-tuning options available for the platform. Finally, you'll gain practical skills in Azure security and implementing Azure architectures. After reading Practical Microsoft Azure IaaS, you will have learned how to map the familiar on-premise architecture components to their cloud infrastructure counterparts. This book provides a focused and practical approach to designing solutions to be hosted in Azure IaaS. What You Will Learn Map the key Azure components to familiar concepts in infrastructure, such as virtualization, storage provisioning, switching, and firewalls Implement Azure IaaS deployment architectures Design IaaS environments in line with the Microsoft recommended best practices for scalability, resiliency, availability, performance, and security Manage the operational aspects of hosted environments, leverage automation, and fine tune for optimal performance Who This Book Is For Infrastructure and solution architects with skills in on-premise infrastructure design who want to up-skill in Azure IaaS.

Author Biography

Shijimol Ambi Karthikeyan currently works as a cloud consultant with Microsoft. She has 12+ years' experience in IT and specializes in datacenter management, virtualization, and cloud computing technologies. She started her career with EY IT services in the datacenter management team managing complex virtualized production datacenters. She has expertise in managing VMware and Hyper-V virtualization stacks and Windows/Linux server technologies. She has also worked on devops CI/CD implementation projects using tools such as TeamCity, Jenkins, Git, TortoiseSVN, Mercurial, and Selenium. She later moved on to cloud computing and gained expertise in Windows Azure, focusing on Azure IaaS, backup/DR, and automation. She holds industry standard certifications in technologies including Microsoft Azure, Windows Server, and VMware. She also holds ITIL and TOGAF9 certifications. She has previously written a book on Azure automation.
Release date NZ
July 21st, 2018
1st ed.
293 Illustrations, black and white; XVIII, 307 p. 293 illus.
Country of Publication
United States
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