Building Cloud Apps with Windows Azure

Scott Guthrie, Marck Simms and others

This ebook walks you through a patterns-based approach to building real-world cloud solutions. The patterns apply to the development process as well as to architecture and coding practices. This book is authored by Scott Guthrie, Marck Simms, Tom Dykstra, Rick Anderson, and Mike Wasson.

  • Published on Aug 12 2014
  • Pages 198
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Introduction:

 
Developers who are curious about developing for the cloud, are considering a move to the cloud, or are new to cloud development will find here a concise overview of the most important concepts and practices they need to know. The concepts are illustrated with concrete examples, and each chapter includes links to other resources that provide more in-depth information. The examples and the links to additional resources are for Microsoft frameworks and services, but the principles illustrated apply to other web development frameworks and cloud environments as well.
 
Developers who are already developing for the cloud may find ideas here that will help make them more successful. Each chapter in the series can be read independently, so you can pick and choose topics that you're interested in.
 
TABLE OF CONTENTS 
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1 Automate everything
  • Chapter 2 Source control
  • Chapter 3 Continuous integration and continuous delivery
  • Chapter 4 Web development best practices
  • Chapter 5 Single sign-on
  • Chapter 6 Data storage options
  • Chapter 7 Data partitioning strategies
  • Chapter 8 Unstructured blob storage
  • Chapter 9 Design to survive failures
  • Chapter 10 Monitoring and telemetry
  • Chapter 11 Transient fault handling
  • Chapter 12 Distributed caching
  • Chapter 13 Queue-centric work pattern
  • Chapter 14 More patterns and guidance
  • Appendix The Fix It sample application