- Stay within resource usage requirements.
- Do not engage in or encourage activity that is illegal.
- Do not engage in cryptocurrency mining.
Ready for the real environment experience?
Azure App Service is a fully-managed platform as a service (PaaS) for building, deploying, and scaling web, mobile, API, and even serverless apps. In this Lab, you will learn all about App Service by deploying an ASP.NET Core app to Azure App Service Web Apps. You will also use a variety of services to monitor the app, including the Application Performance Management service called Application Insights. You will finish the Lab by configuring an alert when certain conditions are met in the monitoring data.
Upon completion of this Lab you will be able to:
- Explain and create App Service plans and App Services
- Understand the available App Service Web Apps deployment options
- Use deployment slots for zero-downtime deployments
- Monitor Web Apps using metrics, logs, and Application Insights
You should be familiar with:
- General software development and DevOps principles
January 31st, 2022 - Updated the instructions and screenshots to reflect the latest UI
July 9th, 2021 - Updated to create app insight as a separate resource in classic mode (thereby resolving an issue with Application Insights)
March 24th, 2021 - Updated to use .Net Core 3.1 (thereby resolving an issue with Application Insights)
December 24th, 2020 - Emphasize to choose Windows for the App Service Plan operating system
July 29th, 2020 - Updated the content to reflect the latest Azure Portal experience. Replaced the end of lab validation checks with checks after each relevant lab step.
April 10th, 2020 - Updated the instructions and screenshots due to the new Azure UI
October 3rd, 2019 - Updated instructions due to new Azure features
September 24th, 2019 - Updated the lab screenshots and instructions to follow Azure changes
June 3rd, 2019 - Updated App Service screenshots and instructions
April 23rd, 2019 - Updated App Service Plan screenshots to avoid inadvertently selecting the Marketplace App Service plan (preview) interface
December 14th, 2018 - Added a validation Lab Step to check the work you perform in the Lab
Logan has been involved in software development and research since 2007 and has been in the cloud since 2012. He is an AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional, AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional, Microsoft Certified Azure Solutions Architect Expert, MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure, Google Cloud Certified Associate Cloud Engineer, Certified Kubernetes Security Specialist (CKS), Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA), Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD), and Certified OpenStack Administrator (COA). He earned his Ph.D. studying design automation and enjoys all things tech.