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Learn Azure Administration: Explore cloud administration concepts with networking, computing, storage, and identity management

  • Length: 346 pages
  • Edition: 2
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2023-12-29
  • ISBN-10: 1837636117
  • ISBN-13: 9781837636112
  • Sales Rank: #74162 (See Top 100 Books)

Build cloud infrastructure expertise by elevating your Azure admin skills, mastering core services, and boosting productivity with helpful tools

Key Features

  • Learn about infrastructure as code, deploy resources with ARM templates, and migrate to Azure Bicep
  • Deploy Azure Policy and explore ideas for implementing policies based on real-world scenarios
  • Understand the structure and hierarchy of Azure resources and Azure subscriptions and the authorization and authentication mechanism

Book Description

Complete with the latest advancements in Azure services, this second edition of Learn Azure Administration is a comprehensive guide to scaling your cloud administration skills, offering an updated exploration of Azure fundamentals and delving into the intricacies of Azure Resource Manager and Azure Active Directory.

Starting with infrastructure as code (IaC) basics, this book guides you through the seamless migration to Azure Bicep and ARM templates. From Azure virtual networks planning to deployment, you’ll get to grips with the complexities of Azure Load Balancer, virtual machines, and configuring essential virtual machine extensions. You’ll handle the identity and security for users with the Microsoft Entra ID and centralize access using policies and defined roles. Further chapters strengthen your grasp of Azure Storage security, supplemented by an overview of tools such as Network Watcher.

By the end of the book, you’ll have a holistic grasp of Azure administration principles to tackle contemporary challenges and expand your proficiency to administer your Azure-based cloud environment using various tools like Azure CLI, Azure PowerShell, and infrastructure as code.

What you will learn

  • Discover the workings of Azure Load Balancer, grasp its use cases, and configure load balancer rules
  • Gain insights into various solutions for provisioning infrastructure and configuration
  • Create and configure workspaces, query data in Log Analytics, and visualize data
  • Plan and deploy virtual networks and configure network security groups
  • Validate and verify multiple authentication and authorization scenarios

Who this book is for

This book is for cloud administrators, system administrators, and IT professionals who want to expand their skill set to enter the world of cloud computing. For IT professionals and engineers who are already familiar with the basics of Azure services, this book will serve as a step-by-step guide to solving the most common Azure problems. A basic understanding of cloud concepts such as IaaS, PaaS, virtualization, networking, and common Azure services is required.

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