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Running Applications in Microsoft Azure: Getting Started

by Matt Milner

Microsoft Azure offers several options for running server applications. In this course, you'll learn the main options and the trade offs of each, and leave the course knowing how to make intelligent choices for your own applications.

What you'll learn

There are many options that Microsoft Azure offers the user for running server applications. In this course, Running Applications in Microsoft Azure: Getting Started, you'll learn about the various options to inform your decisions moving forward with the cloud. First, you'll cover how to use the PaaS offerings of Cloud Services and Azure Web Apps to host your web and server applications. Next, you'll explore how to use virtual machines and containers to deploy and host application code. Finally, you'll discover information about the features and trade offs of each option as the course progresses. When you're finished with this course, you'll be armed with the knowledge you need to pick the right Azure option for hosting your application.

About the author

Matt is an independent consultant with expertise in web application design and development and systems integration. As a writer, Matt has contributed to several journals and magazines such as MSDN Magazine. Matt regularly shares his love of technology by speaking at local, regional, and international conferences such as DevWeek, Prairie Dev Con, That Conference, and VS Live. As a Pluralsight Author, Matt has created more than 30 courses on the topics of web, mobile, and cloud development.

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