What you'll Learn
Microsoft Azure is a cloud computing platform and infrastructure for building, deploying and managing applications and services through a global network of Microsoft-managed datacenters. It provides both PaaS and IaaS services and supports many different programming languages, tools and frameworks, including both Microsoft-specific and third-party software and systems. Its main services are: App Service and high density hosting of web sites; Virtual Machines and Virtual Networks, the principal Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) offering for the public cloud; Cloud services, a PaaS solution for hosted applications.
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Microsoft Azure App Service enables the rapid deployment and hosting of web and mobile application code directly in the cloud.
Azure Functions allows users to implement code triggered by events occurring in Azure or third party service as well as on-premises systems.
Microsoft Azure RemoteApp enables simple, rapid provisioning and delivery of applications that are running in the cloud, through the use of a simple client application.
Azure Redis Cache gives you access to a secure, dedicated Redis Cache instance, managed by Microsoft, and is accessible from any application within Azure.
Development & deploy
Azure Automation is a scalable runbook and configuration management service, in the cloud, that leverages PowerShell to automate complex tasks and enforce Windows and Linux configurations .
Microsoft Azure PowerShell enables consistent, rapid deployment and management of cloud resources.
Networking & CDN
Microsoft Azure Traffic Manager is a low cost, DNS-based load balancing service that simplifies the process of distributing user traffic across multiple instances of cloud-based applications.
Microsoft Azure Virtual Networks enable the deployment of infrastructure resources in the cloud, including VPN Gateways, Virtual Machines, Network Interfaces, Public IP Addresses, and Load Balancers.
DocumentDB is a highly scalable, NoSQL document database service offering rich query and transactional processing over a schema-free JSON data model.
Management Access policies
Microsoft Azure Active Directory (AAD) is a cloud-based identity service that enables authentication for cloud applications, and other services.
The Microsoft Azure Resource Manager (ARM) REST API enables declarative and imperative management of cloud resources.