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Over 70 recipes to effectively apply DevOps best practices and implement Agile, Git, CI-CD & Test automation using Azure DevOps Server (TFS) 2019 Key Features Learn improving code quality using pull requests, branch policies, githooks and git branching design Accelerate the deployment of high quality software by automating build and releases using CI-CD Pipelines. Learn tried and tested techniques to automate database deployments, App Service & Function Deployments in Azure. Book Description Azure DevOps Server, previously known as Team Foundation Server (TFS), is a comprehensive on-premise DevOps toolset with a rich ecosystem of open source plugins. This book is your one stop guide to learn how to effectively use all of these Azure DevOps services to go from zero to DevOps. You will start by building high-quality scalable software targeting .NET, .NET core or Node.js applications. You will learn techniques that will help you to set up end-to-end traceability of your code changes from design through to release. Whether you are deploying software on-premise or in the cloud in App Service, Functions, or Azure VMs, this book will help you learn release management techniques to reduce release failures. Next, you will be able to secure application configuration by using Azure KeyVault. You will also learn how to create and release extensions to the Azure DevOps marketplace and reach million developer ecosystem for feedback. The working extension samples will allow you to iterate changes in your extensions easily and release updates to the marketplace quickly. By the end of this book, techniques provided in the book will help you break down the invisible silos between your software development teams. This will transform you from being a good software development team to an elite modern cross functional software development team. What you will learn Set up a team project for an Agile delivery team, importing requirements from Excel Plan,track, and monitor progress using self updating boards, Sprint and Kanban boards Unlock the features of Git by using branch policies, Git pull requests, forks, and Git hooks Build and release .NET core, SQL and Node.js applications using Azure Pipeline Automate testing by integrating Microsoft and open source testing frameworks Extend Azure DevOps Server to a million developer ecosystem Who this book is for This book is for anyone looking to succeed with DevOps. The techniques in this book apply to all roles of the software development lifecycle including developers, testers, architects, configuration analysts, site reliability engineers and release managers. If you are a new user you'll learn how to get started; if you are an experienced user you'll learn how to launch your project into a modern and mature DevOps enabled software development team.
Learn to distribute network traffic, optimize application delivery, and defend network-level threats. Key Features Quickly get up and running with Azure networking solutions Level-up your cloud networking skills by planning, implementing, configuring, and securing your infrastructure network with Azure Leverage Azure networking services to provide applications highly available and fault tolerant environment Book Description Microsoft provides organizations with an effective way of managing their network with Azure's networking services. No matter the size of your organization, Azure provides a way to highly reliable performance and secure connectivity with its networking services. The book starts with an introduction to the Azure networking like creating Azure virtual networks, designing address spaces and subnets. Then you will learn to create and manage network security groups, application security groups, and IP addresses in Azure. Gradually, we move on to various aspects like S2S, P2S, and Vnet2Vnet connections, DNS and routing, load balancers and traffic manager. This book will cover every aspect and function required to deliver practical recipes to help readers learn from basic cloud networking practices to planning, implementing, and securing their infrastructure network with Azure. Readers will not only be able to upscale their current environment but will also learn to monitor, diagnose, and ensure secure connectivity. After learning to deliver a robust environment readers will also gain meaningful insights from recipes on best practices. By the end of this book, readers will gain hands-on experience in providing cost-effective solutions that benefit organizations. What you will learn Learn to create Azure networking services Understand how to create and work on hybrid connections Configure and manage Azure network services Learn ways to design high availability network solutions in Azure Discover how to monitor and troubleshoot Azure network resources Learn different methods of connecting local networks to Azure virtual networks Who this book is for This book is targeted towards cloud architects, cloud solution providers, or any stakeholders dealing with networking on the Azure cloud. Some prior understanding of Microsoft Azure will be a plus point.
Get up to speed with using C# 8 and .NET Core 3.0 features to build real-world .NET Core applications Key Features Learn the core concepts of web applications, serverless computing, and microservices Create an ASP.NET Core MVC application using controllers, routing, middleware and authentication Build modern applications using cutting-edge services from Microsoft Azure Book Description .NET Core is a general-purpose, modular, cross-platform, and opensource implementation of .NET. The latest release of .NET Core 3 comes with improved performance and security features, along with support for desktop applications. .NET Core 3 is not only useful for new developers looking to start learning the framework, but also for legacy developers interested in migrating their apps. Updated with the latest features and enhancements, this updated second edition is a step-by-step, project-based guide. The book starts with a brief introduction to the key features of C# 8 and .NET Core 3. You'll learn to work with relational data using Entity Framework Core 3, before understanding how to use ASP.NET Core. As you progress, you'll discover how you can use .NET Core to create cross-platform applications. Later, the book will show you how to upgrade your old WinForms apps to .NET Core 3. The concluding chapters will then help you use SignalR effectively to add real-time functionality to your applications, before demonstrating how to implement MongoDB in your apps. Finally, you'll delve into serverless computing and how to build microservices using Docker and Kubernetes. By the end of this book, you'll be proficient in developing applications using .NET Core 3. What you will learn Understand how to incorporate the Entity Framework Core 3 to build ASP.NET Core MVC applications Create a real-time chat application using Azure's SignalR service Gain hands-on experience of working with Cosmos DB Develop an Azure Function and interface it with an Azure Logic App Explore user authentication with Identity Server and OAuth2 Understand how to use Azure Cognitive Services to add advanced functionalities with minimal code Get to grips with running a .NET Core application with Kubernetes Who this book is for This book is for developers and programmers of all levels who want to build real-world projects and explore the new features of .NET Core 3. Developers working on legacy desktop software who are looking to migrate to .NET Core 3 will also find this book useful. Basic knowledge of .NET Core and C# is assumed.
Leverage the power of Azure to get efficient data insights from your big data in real time Key Features Explore the basics of cloud analytics using Azure Discover different ways to process and visualize your data easily Learn to use Azure Synapse Analytics (formerly known as Azure SQL Data Warehouse) to derive real-time customer insights Book Description With data being generated at an exponential speed, organizations all over the world are migrating their infrastructure to the cloud. Application management becomes much easier when you use a cloud platform to build, manage, and deploy your services and applications. Cloud Analytics with Microsoft Azure covers all that you need to extract useful insights from your data. You'll explore the power of data with big data analytics, the Internet of Things (IoT), machine learning, artificial intelligence, and DataOps. You'll also delve into data analytics by studying use cases that focus on creating actionable insights from near-real-time data. As you advance, you'll learn to build an end-to-end analytics pipeline on the cloud with machine learning and deep learning concepts. By the end of this book, you'll have developed a solid understanding of data analytics with Azure and its practical implementation. What you will learn Explore the concepts of modern data warehouses and data pipelines Discover different design considerations while applying a cloud analytics solution Design an end-to-end analytics pipeline on the cloud Differentiate between structured, semi-structured, and unstructured data Choose a cloud-based service for your data analytics solutions Use Azure services to ingest, store and analyze data of any scale Who this book is for If you're planning to adopt the cloud analytics model for your business, this book will help you understand the design and business considerations that you must keep in mind. Though not necessary, a basic understanding of data analytics concepts such as data streaming, data types, the machine learning life cycle, and Docker containers will help you get the most out of the book.
Master all the important and tough decision-making aspects involved in architecting an Azure public cloud for your organization. Key Features Deploy Azure Active Directory and implement synchronization Manage storage solutions with Azure network services Implement Azure cloud based on organizational requirements Book Description Microsoft Azure has numerous effective solutions that shape the future of any business. Over the years, Azure cloud services have grown quickly, and the number of organizations adopting Azure for their cloud services is also gradually increasing. Leading industry giants are finding that Azure fulfills their extensive cloud requirements. Deployment of Microsoft Azure Cloud Solutions starts with an extensive introduction to all the categories of designs available with Azure. These design patterns focus on different aspects of the cloud such as high availability, data management, and so on. You will learn various aspects such as building your cloud structure and architecture. You will also have a brief understanding of the different types of services provided by Azure, such as Azure functions and Azure Analytics, which can prove beneficial for an organization. You will learn each and every aspect and function required to develop an Azure cloud based on your organizational requirements. By the end of this Learning Path, you will be able to develop a full-fledged Azure cloud as well as implement Azure solutions such as networking, storage, and cloud effectively. This Learning Path includes content from the following Packt products: Implementing Azure Solutions by Florian Klaffenbach, Jan-Henrik Damaschke, Oliver Michalski Azure for Architects by Ritesh Modi What you will learn Implement routing and network devices Understand the working of different storage accounts in Azure Plan, deploy, and secure virtual machines Deploy and manage Azure Containers Familiarize yourself with the components of the Azure Cloud platform Use enterprise security guidelines for your Azure deployment Design and implement Serverless solutions Understand cloud architecture and the deployment pipeline Who this book is for Deployment of Microsoft Azure Cloud Solutions is for IT architects, system and network admins, and DevOps engineers who are aware of Azure solutions and want to implement them for their organization. Prior basic knowledge of the Azure Cloud platform is good to have.
Explore Azure services such as networking, virtual machines, web apps, databases, cloud migration, and security Key Features Understand Azure services to build, deploy, and manage workloads on cloud Learn in-depth core Azure services and work through real-world scenarios and case studies A concise and practical guide for learning cloud administration on Azure Book Description Azure continues to dominate the public cloud market and grow rapidly thanks to a number of recent innovations. Azure's wide range of services and support has led to a large number of customers switching to Azure cloud. Hands-On Cloud Administration in Azure starts with the basics of Azure cloud fundamentals and key concepts of the cloud computing ecosystem and services. Then, you will gradually get acquainted with core services provided by Azure, including Azure VNet, types and assignments of IP addresses, and network security groups. You will also work on creating and administering Azure Virtual Machines, types of virtual machines (VMs), and design VM solutions based on computing workloads. As you make your way through the chapters, you will explore Azure App Service, discover how to host your web apps in Azure, and monitor and troubleshoot them. In the concluding chapters, you will learn more complex and abstract services, such as Azure Storage, Azure Backup, and Azure Site Recovery. You will also get to grips with Azure SQL Databases and the SQL on Azure VM concept. By the end of this book, you will have obtained practical experience of working with Azure services and Azure administration, along with maintaining, monitoring, and securing your Azure resources. What you will learn Understand the concepts of IaaS and PaaS Learn design patterns for Azure solutions Design data solutions in Azure Explore concepts of hybrid clouds with Azure Implement Azure Security in cloud Create and manage Azure resources with script-based tools Who this book is for Hands-On Cloud Administration in Azure is for system administrators, cloud admins, cloud engineers, and DevOps engineers who are interested in understanding administration-related services in Azure. Prior experience of working with Azure is an added advantage.
Design effective Azure architecture and transform your IT business solutions Key Features Develop a resilient and robust cloud environment Deploy and manage cost-effective and highly available solutions on your public cloud Design and implement enterprise-level cloud solutions Book Description Azure provides cloud-based solutions to support your business demands. Building and running solutions on Azure will help your business maximize the return on investment and minimize the total cost of ownership. Hands-On Cloud Solutions with Azure focuses on addressing the architectural decisions that usually arise when you design or migrate a solution to Microsoft Azure. You will start by designing the building blocks of infrastructure solution on Azure, such as Azure compute, storage, and networking, followed by exploring the database options it offers. You will get to grips with designing scalable web and mobile solutions and understand where to host your Active Directory and Identity Solution. Moving on, you'll learn how to extend DevOps to Azure. You will also beneft from some exciting services that enable extremely smooth operations and streamlined DevOps between on-premises and cloud. The book will help you to design a secure environment for your solution, on both the Cloud and hybrid. Toward the end, you'll see how to manage and monitor cloud and hybrid solutions. By the end of this book, you will be armed with all the tools and knowledge you need to properly plan and design your solutions on Azure, whether it's for a brand new project or migration project. What you will learn Get started with Azure by understanding tenants, subs, and resource groups Decide whether to “lift and shift” or migrate apps Plan and architect solutions in Azure Build ARM templates for Azure resources Develop and deploy solutions in Azure Understand how to monitor and support your application with Azure Make your life easier with Azure best practices and tips Who this book is for If you're an IT consultant, developer, or solutions architect looking to design effective solutions for your organization, this book is for you. Some knowledge of cloud computing will assist with understanding the key concepts covered in this book.
Implement machine learning, cognitive services, and artificial intelligence solutions by leveraging Azure cloud technologies Key Features Learn advanced concepts in Azure ML and the Cortana Intelligence Suite architecture Explore ML Server using SQL Server and HDInsight capabilities Implement various tools in Azure to build and deploy machine learning models Book Description Implementing Machine learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the cloud had not been possible earlier due to the lack of processing power and storage. However, Azure has created ML and AI services that are easy to implement in the cloud. Hands-On Machine Learning with Azure teaches you how to perform advanced ML projects in the cloud in a cost-effective way. The book begins by covering the benefits of ML and AI in the cloud. You will then explore Microsoft's Team Data Science Process to establish a repeatable process for successful AI development and implementation. You will also gain an understanding of AI technologies available in Azure and the Cognitive Services APIs to integrate them into bot applications. This book lets you explore prebuilt templates with Azure Machine Learning Studio and build a model using canned algorithms that can be deployed as web services. The book then takes you through a preconfigured series of virtual machines in Azure targeted at AI development scenarios. You will get to grips with the ML Server and its capabilities in SQL and HDInsight. In the concluding chapters, you'll integrate patterns with other non-AI services in Azure. By the end of this book, you will be fully equipped to implement smart cognitive actions in your models. What you will learn Discover the benefits of leveraging the cloud for ML and AI Use Cognitive Services APIs to build intelligent bots Build a model using canned algorithms from Microsoft and deploy it as a web service Deploy virtual machines in AI development scenarios Apply R, Python, SQL Server, and Spark in Azure Build and deploy deep learning solutions with CNTK, MMLSpark, and TensorFlow Implement model retraining in IoT, Streaming, and Blockchain solutions Explore best practices for integrating ML and AI functions with ADLA and logic apps Who this book is for If you are a data scientist or developer familiar with Azure ML and cognitive services and want to create smart models and make sense of data in the cloud, this book is for you. You'll also find this book useful if you want to bring powerful machine learning services into your cloud applications. Some experience with data manipulation and processing, using languages like SQL, Python, and R, will aid in understanding the concepts covered in this book
A beginner's guide to building fully functioning web applications from scratch using the latest features of ASP.NET Core 3 and C# 8 Key Features Get to grips with the new features and APIs in ASP.NET Core 3, EF Core 3, and Blazor Create web APIs that integrate your applications with other systems and services Learn to deploy your web applications in new environments such as the cloud and Docker containers Book Description ASP.NET Core is an open source framework from Microsoft that makes it easy to build highly efficient and dynamic cross-platform web applications. Updated for the latest features of ASP.NET Core 3, this second edition will equip you with the skills you need to build powerful web applications. The book starts with an introduction to ASP.NET Core and its features, giving you a complete understanding of the framework. You will also learn how to set up your development environment with Visual Studio 2019 and build a fully functioning application from scratch. You'll then understand core concepts for building web applications such as Model View Controller (MVC), dependency injection, and WebSockets. As you advance, you'll discover how to use Entity Framework Core 3 to automate all database-related activities for your application. You will then build and document secure web APIs using security best practices to protect your web applications from threats and vulnerabilities. Finally, you will learn how to use Azure DevOps as a CI/CD tool to deploy and monitor your applications using Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services (AWS), and Docker. By the end of this book, you'll have the skills you need to develop efficient and robust web applications in ASP.NET Core 3. What you will learn Delve into basic and advanced ASP.NET Core 3 concepts with the help of examples Build an MVC web application and use Entity Framework Core 3 to access data Add web APIs to your web applications using RPC, REST, and HATEOAS Create a fully automated continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) pipeline using Azure DevOps Use Azure, Amazon Web Services, and Docker to deploy and monitor your applications Secure your web application from common attacks such as Cross-Site Scripting and SQL injection Explore client-side development using C# Razor components Who this book is for This book is for developers who want to build modern web applications with ASP.NET Core. The book will also be helpful for anyone working in infrastructure engineering and operations to monitor and diagnose problems during the runtime of ASP.NET Core 3.0 web applications. Although no prior understanding of ASP.NET or .NET Core is required, basic C# programming knowledge is assumed.