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Learn the nuts and bolts of cloud computing with Windows Azure, Microsoft's new Internet services platform. Written by a key member of the product development team, this book shows you how to build, deploy, host, and manage applications using Windows Azure's programming model and essential storage services.

Chapters in Programming Windows Azure are organized to reflect the platform's buffet of services. The book's first half focuses on how to write and host application code on Windows Azure, while the second half explains all of the options you have for storing and accessing data on the platform with high scalability and reliability. Lots of code samples and screenshots are available to help you along the way.

  • Learn how to build applications using the Windows Azure toolset
  • Discover how Windows Azure works under the hood, and learn the how and the why behind several features
  • Choose to write application code in .NET or other languages such as C/C++, PHP, or Ruby
  • Understand the various options for managing your service
  • Get up to speed on Azure's storage services, including blobs, queues, and tables
  • Build a secure backup system, and learn about cloud application security, cryptography, and performance

Book News Annotation:

Krishnan, a member of the Windows Azure program management team and a cloud computing veteran, offers a readable and thorough how-to book on the features and capabilities of Azure, Microsoft's new Internet services platform. Topics include developing cloud applications with Azure, service models, service management, native and non-.NET code, storage basics, blobs, queues, tables, common storage tasks, secure backup systems, and SQL Azure. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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Teach yourself how to build and host scalable applications in the cloud using the services and features of Windows® Azure™ — one step at a time. Ideal for those with fundamental programming skills, this tutorial provides practical, learn-by-doing exercises for mastering the entire Azure platform.

Discover how to:

  • Work with the configuration panel, the portal, and SDKs of the Azure operating system
  • Explore the different layers of cloud-based application architecture
  • Build Web Role and Web Worker projects and deploy them to the cloud
  • Use two methods to store data — Azure Storage and the Microsoft® SQL Azure Database
  • Build an AppFabric service solution to connect cloud-based applications
  • Access cloud applications and stored data from a variety of platforms
\''

Synopsis:

Learn the nuts and bolts of cloud computing with Windows Azure, Microsoft's new Internet services platform. Written by a key member of the product development team, this book shows you how to build, deploy, host, and manage applications using Windows Azure's programming model and essential storage services.

Chapters in Programming Windows Azure are organized to reflect the platform's buffet of services. The book's first half focuses on how to write and host application code on Windows Azure, while the second half explains all of the options you have for storing and accessing data on the platform with high scalability and reliability. Lots of code samples and screenshots are available to help you along the way. Learn how to build applications using the Windows Azure toolset Discover how Windows Azure works under the hood, and learn the how and the why behind several features Choose to write application code in .NET or other languages such as C/C++, PHP, or Ruby Understand the various options for managing your service Get up to speed on Azure's storage services, including blobs, queues, and tables Build a secure backup system, and learn about cloud application security, cryptography, and performance

About the Author

Sriram Krishnan works on the Windows Azure program management team. He has been involved with the product since before its public launch andhas worked on several of the features covered in this book. Previously,Sriram has worked on several Microsoft products, ranging from Web 2.0sites to developer tools. Sriram is a frequent speaker at Microsoftevents and blogs at http://www.sriramkrishnan.com.

Table of Contents

DedicationPrefaceChapter 1: Cloud ComputingChapter 2: Under the HoodChapter 3: Your First Cloud AppChapter 4: Service ModelChapter 5: Managing Your ServiceChapter 6: Native and Non-.NET CodeChapter 7: Storage FundamentalsChapter 8: BlobsChapter 9: QueuesChapter 10: TablesChapter 11: Common Storage TasksChapter 12: Building a Secure Backup SystemChapter 13: SQL AzureColophon

Product Details

ISBN:
9780596801977
Author:
Krishnan, Sriram.
Publisher:
O'Reilly Media
Author:
Krishnan, Sriram
Author:
Sriram, Krishnan
Author:
Brunetti, Roberto
Subject:
Programming - Object Oriented Programming
Subject:
Operating Systems - Windows
Subject:
General Computers
Subject:
Cloud computing
Subject:
Operating systems (Computers) - Programming
Subject:
Software Engineering-Object Oriented Programming
Subject:
.net;azure;blobs;cloud;cloud computing;microsoft
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CourseSmart Subject Description
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Edition Description:
Print PDF
Publication Date:
20100527
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
370
Dimensions:
9.19 x 7.00 in

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Teach yourself how to build and host scalable applications in the cloud using the services and features of Windows® Azure™ — one step at a time. Ideal for those with fundamental programming skills, this tutorial provides practical, learn-by-doing exercises for mastering the entire Azure platform.

Discover how to:

  • Work with the configuration panel, the portal, and SDKs of the Azure operating system
  • Explore the different layers of cloud-based application architecture
  • Build Web Role and Web Worker projects and deploy them to the cloud
  • Use two methods to store data — Azure Storage and the Microsoft® SQL Azure Database
  • Build an AppFabric service solution to connect cloud-based applications
  • Access cloud applications and stored data from a variety of platforms
\''

"Synopsis" by , Learn the nuts and bolts of cloud computing with Windows Azure, Microsoft's new Internet services platform. Written by a key member of the product development team, this book shows you how to build, deploy, host, and manage applications using Windows Azure's programming model and essential storage services.

Chapters in Programming Windows Azure are organized to reflect the platform's buffet of services. The book's first half focuses on how to write and host application code on Windows Azure, while the second half explains all of the options you have for storing and accessing data on the platform with high scalability and reliability. Lots of code samples and screenshots are available to help you along the way. Learn how to build applications using the Windows Azure toolset Discover how Windows Azure works under the hood, and learn the how and the why behind several features Choose to write application code in .NET or other languages such as C/C++, PHP, or Ruby Understand the various options for managing your service Get up to speed on Azure's storage services, including blobs, queues, and tables Build a secure backup system, and learn about cloud application security, cryptography, and performance

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