Book: Microsoft Azure Essentials: Fundamentals of Azure

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Microsoft has published a free ebook titled: “Microsoft Azure Essentials: Fundamentals of Azure“. The book, which contains 246 pages covers the fundamentals of Microsoft Azure’s cloud offering. It concentrates on the features of the Azure platform which are most common. Using walkthroughs several scenario’s are covered.

The book is targeted towards developers and IT professionals who are new to cloud computing.


The book contains the following sections:

  • Introduction
  • Getting started with Azure
  • Azure websites and Azure Cloud Services
  • Azure Virtual Machines
  • Azure Storage
  • Azure Virtual Networks
  • Databases
  • Azure Active Directory
  • Management Tools
  • Business Cases