Book Review: Microsoft Azure For Dummies
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“Microsoft Azure For Dummies” is an excellent guide for anyone looking to learn about Microsoft’s cloud computing platform, Azure. This book is written in a clear and concise manner that is easy to understand for beginners and those with limited technical knowledge.
What Does This Book Cover?
The book covers all the fundamental concepts of Azure in a manner that is accessible to anyone. It begins with a brief introduction to cloud computing and Azure’s role in it. From there, the book delves into a wide range of topics, including setting up virtual machines, managing storage, and deploying applications.
Chapter 1: Introducing Microsoft Azure
Chapter 2: Exploring Azure Resource Manager
Chapter 3: Managing Storage in Azure
Chapter 4: Planning Your Virtual Network Topology
Chapter 5: Deploying and Configuring Azure Virtual Machines
Chapter 6: Shipping Docker Containers in Azure
Chapter 7: Deploying and Configuring Azure App Service Apps
Chapter 8: Running Serverless Apps in Azure
Chapter 9: Managing Databases in Microsoft Azure
Chapter 10: Using Data Analytics and Machine Learning in Azure
Chapter 11: Protecting the Azure Environment
Chapter 12: Managing Identity and Access with Azure Active Directory
Chapter 13: Implementing Azure Governance
Chapter 14: Discovering DevOps in Microsoft Azure
Chapter 15: Monitoring Your Azure Environment
Chapter 16: Extending Your On-Premises Environment to Azure
Chapter 17: Top Ten Azure Technology Opportunities to Watch
Chapter 18: Ten Ways to Optimize an Azure Environment
The book is well-structured and easy to follow, with each chapter building upon the previous one. It covers a wide range of topics, from basic concepts to more advanced topics, such as deploying a web application and scaling it using Azure’s tools. The chapters are concise, making it easy for readers to find what they need without getting bogged down in unnecessary information.
Overall, “Microsoft Azure For Dummies” is an excellent book for anyone who wants to learn about Azure. It is comprehensive, well-written, and easy to understand, making it an excellent resource for beginners or those who are looking to expand their knowledge of cloud computing. I would highly recommend this book to anyone interested in learning about Azure.