Microsoft Azure Storage (Microsoft Press)
Monday, 30 October 2023

In this "Definitive Guide" to designing, deploying, and managing Azure storage services for maximum performance, scalability, and value, Avinash Valiramani shows how to make the most of Azure storage tools and services to reduce downtime, avoid unnecessary costs, simplify management, and maintain performance no matter how large the environment scales. He includes coverage of Azure blob, file, queue storage, managed disks, Data Share, and Data Box.

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Author: Avinash Valiramani
Publisher: Microsoft Press
Date: August 2023
Pages: 304
ISBN: 978-0137593187
Print: 013759318X
Kindle: B0BWR3RV7V
Audience: Azure developers
Level: Intermediate
Category: Cloud Computing

Topics include:

  • Use Blob Storage to store and access large volumes of unstructured data in the cloud, including application data, streaming content, logs, backups, and archival data
  • Replace traditional on-premise file servers with Azure Files to provide scalable shared fi le storage services over SMB and NFS
  • Implement Managed Disks to provide scalable, secure, and redundant disks for virtual machines in Azure
  • Promote scalability and resilience in large distributed applications with Azure Queue Storage
  • Import/export large data volumes across Azure storage services with Azure Data Box
  • Establish secure, automated, and manageable global data sharing with Azure Data Share

See Microsoft Azure Compute: The Definitive Guide for a full review of a title by the same author, in which Kay Ewbank awarded a rating of 4.5 out of 5, concluding:

"This is a dense book that sticks to the practicalities. If you have to interact with Azure Compute, it's a book worth having."

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