Azure in Action is a fast paced tutorial that introduces cloud development and the Azure platform. The book starts with the logical and physical architecture of an Azure app, and quickly moves to the core storage servicesBLOB storage, tables, and queues. Then, it explores designing and scaling frontend and backend services that run in the cloud. Through clear, crisp examples, you’ll discover all facets of Azure, including the development fabric, web roles, worker roles, BLOBs, table storage, queues, and more. This book requires basic C# skills. No prior exposure to cloud development or Azure is needed.
A Microsoft MVP specializing in high-transaction databases, Chris Hayis a popular speaker and founder of the Cambridge, UK, .NET usergroup.Brian H. Prince is a Microsoft Architect Evangelist who helps customers adopt the cloud.