Pro SQL Database for Windows Azure: SQL Server in the Cloud, 2nd Edition
Pro SQL Database for Windows Azure: SQL Server in the Cloud, 2nd Edition shows how to create enterprise-level database deployments without the usual investment in datacenter and other infrastructure. Take advantage instead of Microsoft’s worldwide backbone for cloud computing that delivers all the power of SQL Server in the form of the cloud-based SQL Database for Windows Azure. You can create and deploy a database in mere minutes that is accessible worldwide and takes advantage of SQL Database’s high-availability features to protect your data while ensuring 99.9% uptime.
Pro SQL Database for Windows Azure: SQL Server in the Cloud, 2nd Editioncovers the very latest in Microsoft’s fast-moving, cloud platform, showing how to program and administer it in a variety of cloud computing scenarios. You’ll learn to program SQL Azure from ASP.NET, from WinForms, and from SQL Reporting Services. You’ll learn to manage the platform by planning for scalability, troubleshooting performance issues, and implementing strong security. You’ll learn the unique aspects of SQL Azure such as sharding and federation support that combine to place SQL Azure a step above and ahead of the competiton.
Pro SQL Database for Windows Azure: SQL Server in the Cloud, 2nd Edition introduces you to Microsoft’s cloud-based delivery of its enterprise-caliber, SQL Server database management system showing you how to program and administer it in a variety of cloud computing scenarios. Download eBook Free »
Explore the different features of Windows Azure and its unique concepts.
Get to know the Windows Azure platform by code snippets and samples by a single start-up scenario throughout the whole book.
A clean example scenario demonstrates the different Windows Azure features.
Windows Azure Programming Patterns for Start-ups
Leverage different Windows Azure components together with your existing Microsoft .NET skills to fully take advantage of the power of Windows Azure. Use this book to start small and end big by creating and using storage, cloud services, sql databases, networking, caching and other innovative technology to realize your first top-class Windows Azure service!
Windows Azure Programming Patterns for Start-ups is an incremental guide that will take you from the essentials of the Windows Azure platform up to the realization of your own cloud services running on the platform. You will learn how to apply different technologies of the Windows Azure platform with the help of examples all focusing on one single fictitious start-up scenario. Download eBook Free »
The Windows Azure Platform has rapidly established itself as one of the most sophisticated cloud computing platforms available. With Microsoft working to continually update their product and keep it at the cutting edge, the future looks bright if you have the skills to harness it. In particular, new features such as remote desktop access, dynamic content caching and secure content delivery using SSL make the latest version of Azure a more powerful solution than ever before.
It’s widely agreed that cloud computing has produced a paradigm shift in traditional architectural concepts by providing new ways to both store and process data. The basic concepts of the cloud are now well understood throughout the industry. Pro Windows Azure Platform, Second Editionis a down-to-earth, code-centric book that shows precisely how the all the components of Windows Azure are employed, and demonstrates the techniques and best practices you’ll need to put them to work.
What is much less well understood, and the primary focus of this book, is how the the Windows Azure technology can be applied in real-world scenarios and made to work for you. This book answers those questions, demonstrating how all the features of Windows Azure both old and new can be put to work. Download eBook Free »
Over 80 advanced recipes for developing scalable services with the Windows Azure platform with this Microsoft Azure book and eBook
Packed with practical, hands-on cookbook recipes for building advanced, scalable cloud-based services on the Windows Azure platform explained in detail to maximize your learning
Extensive code samples showing how to use advanced features of Windows Azure blobs, tables and queues.
Understand remote management of Azure services using the Windows Azure Service Management REST API
Delve deep into Windows Azure Diagnostics
Master the Windows Azure AppFabric Service Bus and Access Control Service
The Windows Azure platform is Microsoft’s Platform-as-a-Service environment for hosting services and data in the cloud. It provides developers with on-demand computing, storage, and service connectivity capabilities that facilitate the hosting of highly scalable services in Windows Azure datacenters across the globe.
Publisher: Microsoft Press; 1st edition (May 31, 2011)
Windows Azure Step by Step: Your hands-on, step-by-step guide to the programming fundamentals for Windows Azure™
Teach yourself how to build and host scalable applications in the cloud using Windows Azure one step at a time. Ideal for those with basic programming skills, this tutorial provides practical, learn-by-doing exercises for working with the core services and features of the Windows Azure platform. Discover how to:
Extend your existing skills to the cloud development model
Build a simple web role application and deploy it to the cloud
Create a worker role project to perform backend processes
Store persistent data with Windows Azure Storage
Develop a scalable database application in the cloud using Microsoft SQL Azure™
Connect several cloud-based applications with Windows Azure AppFabric
Design a multitiered solution that can scale to meet user demand
Teach yourself how to build and host scalable applications in the cloud using Windows Azure one step at a time. Ideal for those with basic programming skills, this tutorial provides practical, learn-by-doing exercises for working with the core services and features of the Windows Azure platform.