In this article, we will share with you a SysAdmin guide to Azure IaaS free ebook.
Microsoft Azure is a popular cloud vendor providing various cloud services, such as computing resources, analytics services, networking, storage, and more. Azure services can help develop and scale new applications as well as run existing applications in the cloud. Azure provides a pay-per-use pricing model that allows you to pay only for the cloud resources you actually use.
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With the shift in the computing paradigm to the cloud, the Azure ecosystem is quickly becoming a critical platform for IT pros to grasp and adopt. But how do you make the leap while maintaining security, manageability, and cost-control?
If you’re new to the cloud (or have experience with Amazon Web Services and/or Google Cloud Platform but not Azure) this eBook will cover the basics as well as advanced skills. And given how fast things change in the cloud, it covers the why (as well as the how) so that as features and interfaces are updated, you’ll know how to proceed.
Whether you’re making new VMs directly in the cloud, have VMs in your own datacenter and are looking to migrate to Azure, or you’re looking to manage VMs with cloud-based tools regardless of where they live, the SysAdmin Guide to Azure Infrastructure as a Service (Iaas) will teach you to set up and maintain a high-performing Azure IaaS environment.
Azure IaaS Guide – Second Edition
This free ebook is written by veteran IT consultant and trainer Paul Schnackenburg, Altaro’s free 100+ page second edition eBook covers how to create VMs, size them correctly, and manage storage, networking, and security, along with backup. You’ll also learn how to operate groups of VMs, deploy resources based on templates, manage security, and automate your infrastructure. There are also two new chapters on Automanage and Azure Arc to help you bring a lot of automation to IaaS, all lessening the burden on your time.
One thing that has changed significantly over the past couple of years is the shift towards making IaaS VMs more like PaaS services. VMs are great but they require a lot of maintenance and care, whereas all the business is really interested in are the applications and data that run inside of them. This explains the popularity of PaaS services such as managed Kubernetes (AKS) and Azure Functions (serverless).
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With the shift in the computing paradigm to the cloud, the Azure ecosystem is quickly becoming a critical platform for IT pros to grasp and adopt. Make sure to download this free ebook to make the leap while maintaining security, manageability, and cost control.
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