Key FeaturesDiscover best practices for designing and implementing Azure Storage for Azure VMs, and highly available appsEffectively plan, design, and implement SQL Databases with AzureProtect your data with Azure BackupBook DescriptionMicrosoft Azure Storage is the bedrock of Microsoft's core storage solution offering in Azure. No matter what solution you are building for the cloud, you'll find a compelling use for Azure Storage. This book will help you come up to speed quickly on Microsoft Azure Storage by teaching you how to use the different storage services. Based on real world scenarios, you will be able to leverage secure design patterns. With this book, you will be able to develop a strong storage foundation for Azure virtual machines.You will start this book with an introduction to Microsoft Azure storage and how it can be used to build large-scale, real-world applications using Azure storage services like blob, table, queue, and file. This book will also teach you about different types of Azure Storage. You will then find out the best practices for designing your Azure VM storage, whether it is Windows based, or Linux based, and how to migrate your storage in different scenarios. Not only so, but also you will learn how to plan and implement your SQL Database solution on Azure, and how to build your SQL Database in different service models (IaaS/PaaS).Moreover, you will also discover best practices on how to deal with Azure Backup followed by the role of Azure Site Recovery and the solutions they offer in different scenarios. Finally, you will demonstrate the working of StorSimple to unlock maximum value from all of your data, and some tools that would help you to manage your storage on-perm and off-prem (Azure), such as AzCopy, and Storage Explorer, and since monitoring your storage in no laughing matter you will learn how to monitor, diagnose and troubleshoot your storage.What you will learnUnderstand Azure Storage Types and be able to determine the appropriate type for your needs.Design Azure Storage for Azure VMs according to the best practices.Design, and Implement your SQL Database on Azure according to the best practices.Learn how to work with Azure BackupLearn how to work with Azure Site RecoveryExtend Azure Storage to StorSimpleMonitor storage metrics and logs and customize the Azure monitoring dashboardMonitor and Troubleshoot Azure Storage.
Author: Mohamed Waly