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Azure Scalability

Target Audience
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
Course Number
Expertise Level

Azure can help build scalable distributed web apps. In this course, you will learn about Azure scalability features, caching mechanisms, and how they are used to create distributed web apps. You'll also prepare for exam 70-487.

Target Audience
DevOPs, Software Developers, and System administrators who need to work with distributed Azure apps


Expected Duration (hours)

Lesson Objectives

Azure Scalability

  • start the course
  • define the purpose and reasons for creating systems that can scale
  • describe the components and architectural challenges that come with scaling out a system
  • describe the types of load balancing and how they can be operated
  • scale out a web app to multiple systems in Azure
  • describe caching options available in Azure
  • create Redis database service in Azure Portal
  • use the Azure Access Control for a Redis Cache
  • assign configuration settings to a Redis cache in Azure
  • configure Redis Cache in web.config of a .Net application
  • describe the benefits and reasons for Distributed Caching
  • define what Content Delivery Networks (CDN) are used for and when they should be used
  • describe the features and offerings of the Windows Server AppFabric Cache
  • define the AppFabric Cache Components
  • use the AppFabric Cache API programmatically
  • describe scalability and caching as they apply to Windows and Azure Web Apps and Services
  • Course Number:

    Expertise Level