Getting started with Azure VM, Azure SQL Database and Nopcommerce 4.20 installation.

In my previous article i talked about Front-End Frameworks, Nopcommerce 4.20 features, Ionic-Angular Mobile Application and Telegram BotFather. Now i will explain about Michrosoft Azure VM, Azure SQL Database and how to deploy Nopcommerce 4.20 in VM. 

What is Azure ? 

Microsoft Azure is a cloud hosting platform from Microsoft that provides virtual machines and integrated services for you to use with your cloud and hybrid applications. Through the Azure Marketplace and the Azure portal, virtual machines can be bootstrapped and ready to run Chef Automate and Chef Infra Client.

What is Azure Virtual Machine ?

Azure Virtual Machines are image service instances that provide on-demand and scalable computing resources with usage-based pricing. More broadly, a virtual machine behaves like a server.

What is Azure SQL Database ?

Microsoft Azure SQL Database is a managed cloud database provided as part of Microsoft Azure. A cloud database is a database that runs on a cloud computing platform, and access to it is provided as a service. Managed database services take care of scalability, backup, and high availability of the database.

What is Nopcommerce ? 

Nopcommerce is an open-source E-commerce solution based on Microsoft's ASP.NET Core framework and MS SQL Server 2012 backend Database. It provides a catalog frontend and an administration tool backend, allowing shopping cart creation.


How to create new Azure Virtual Machine ?

Step 1 
Login with azure portal and create new virtual machine and subscribe with pay as you go. 

Configure your virtual machine as per your need my confiuration is here.


Now, we've done with new VM and let's create same as Azure SQL Database.

Step 2

Now, Create new azure sql database and configure as per your need.After you will get connection string to connect your web application to your database.
After, VM and SQL Database look likes below screen shot.


Step 3

We have to deploy Nopcommerce 4.20 with Azure Virtual VM. Let's connect it with RDP file and configure your server as per this documentation.

Install your hosting bundle which you downloaded as per our prerequisite.

You can download your RDP file from here.

Let's do Nopcommerce deployement with Windows (Windows Server 2016 Datacenter) and provide necessary permission see the screenshot here.

Run nopcommerce store at VM.

Let's recap this article. We learned about how to create new Azure VM, How to create Azure SQL Database, and nopcommerce 4.20 deployement with Azure SQL.

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