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Microsoft Azure For Dummies

Authors:
Timothy L. Warner ,
Published: March 24, 2020

Overview

The must-have reference for Azure newcomers

As Microsoft's Azure platform takes a larger stake in the cloud computing world, more tech pros need to know the ins-and-outs of this fast-growing platform. Microsoft Azure For Dummies is the essential guide for users who are new to the platform. Take your first steps into the world of Azure as you learn all about the core services—straight from a Microsoft expert. This book covers the Azure essentials you need to know, including building a virtual network on Azure, launching and scaling applications, migrating existing services, and keeping everything secure. In classic Dummies style, you’ll learn the fundamentals of Azure’s core services and—when you’re ready—how to move into more advanced services.

  • Discover the basics of cloud computing with Microsoft Azure and learn what services you can access with Azure
  • Build your cloud network with Azure and migrate an existing network to the platform
  • Scale applications seamlessly and make sure your security is air-tight

Updated to included expanded information on data resources, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and collaboration, Microsoft Azure For Dummies, 2nd Edition answers the call for an entry-level, comprehensive guide that provides a simple-to-understand primer on core Azure services. It’s an invaluable resource for IT managers and others arriving at the platform for the first time.

The must-have reference for Azure newcomers

As Microsoft's Azure platform takes a larger stake in the cloud computing world, more tech pros need to know the ins-and-outs of this fast-growing platform. Microsoft Azure For Dummies is the essential guide for users who are new to the platform. Take your first steps into the world of Azure as you learn all about the core services—straight from a Microsoft expert. This book covers the Azure essentials you need to know, including building a virtual network on Azure, launching and scaling applications, migrating existing services, and keeping everything secure. In classic Dummies style, you’ll learn the fundamentals of Azure’s core services and—when you’re ready—how to move

into more advanced services.
  • Discover the basics of cloud computing with Microsoft Azure and learn what services you can access with Azure
  • Build your cloud network with Azure and migrate an existing network to the platform
  • Scale applications seamlessly and make sure your security is air-tight

Updated to included expanded information on data resources, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and collaboration, Microsoft Azure For Dummies, 2nd Edition answers the call for an entry-level, comprehensive guide that provides a simple-to-understand primer on core Azure services. It’s an invaluable resource for IT managers and others arriving at the platform for the first time.

Microsoft Azure For Dummies Cheat Sheet

The best approach to working with Microsoft Azure can be summarized in three words: “always be learning.” The Azure product development teams release new features every workday, so if you aren’t actively working to stay current, you’ll fall behind, and your career will suffer. This Cheat Sheet offers some essential ingredients in Azure automation. Remember that the Azure portal is all well and good until you’re tasked with deploying 50 virtual machines!