Mastering Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Services

  • 7h 14m
  • John Savill
  • Sybex
  • 2015

Mastering Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Services guides you through the process of creating and managing a public cloud and virtual network using Microsoft Azure. With step-by-step instruction and clear explanation, this book equips you with the skills required to provide services both on-premises and off-premises through full virtualization, providing a deeper understanding of Azure's capabilities as an infrastructure service. Each chapter includes online videos that visualize and enhance the concepts presented in the book, and access to a Windows app that provides instant Azure updates and demonstrates the process of going from on-premises to public cloud via Azure. Coverage includes storage customization, connectivity, virtual networks, backing up, hybrid environments, System Center management, and more, giving you everything you need to understand, evaluate, deploy, and maintain environments that utilize Microsoft Azure.

  • Understand cost, options, and applications of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
  • Enable on- and off-premises connectivity to Azure
  • Customize Azure templates and management processes
  • Exploit key technologies and embrace the hybrid environment.

About the Author

John Savill is a technical specialist who focuses on Microsoft core infrastructure technologies including Microsoft Azure, Windows, Hyper-V, and System Center. He has been working with Microsoft technologies for 20 years, is senior contributing editor for Windows IT Pro magazine, and created the highly popular NTFAQ.COM website. John has written six books and regularly creates technology videos for his YouTube channel,

In this Book

  • Introduction
  • The Cloud and Microsoft Azure 101
  • When to Use IaaS—Cost and Options
  • Customizing VM Storage
  • Enabling External Connectivity
  • Using Virtual Networks
  • Enabling on-Premises Connectivity
  • Extending AD to Azure and Azure AD
  • Setting up Replication, Backup, and Disaster Recovery
  • Customizing Azure Templates and PowerShell Management
  • Managing Hybrid Environments with System Center
  • Completing Your Azure Environment
  • What to Do Next


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