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Azure Scheduler

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11:44 am
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What is Azure Scheduler ?

Azure Scheduler lets you create jobs in the cloud that invoke services inside and outside of Azure such as calling HTTP/S endpoints or posting messages to Azure Storage queues or Azure Service Bus queues or topics. Run jobs right away, on a recurring schedule, or at some point in the future.

It is Ideal for recurring actions, daily maintenance

The scheduler is great for recurring actions, such as periodically gathering data. It is also ideal for cleaning up logs, kicking off routine backups and other application maintenance tasks. You […]

Azure Traffic Manager

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11:33 am
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Azure Traffic Manager

Microsoft Azure Traffic Manager allows you to control the distribution of user traffic to your specified endpoints, which can include Azure cloud services, websites, and other endpoints. Traffic Manager works by applying a policy engine to Domain Name System (DNS) queries for the domain names of your Internet resources. Your Azure cloud services or websites can be running in different datacenters across the world.

Characteristic:

Improves availability
Traffic manager improves the availability of the applications by providing automatic failover capabilities when an Azure cloud service, Azure website goes down […]

Cloud Services Azure Websites and Apps

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12:06 pm
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Microsoft Azure provides multiple ways to deploy your applications to the Azure cloud one is Azure App Services another is Cloud Services both two are most popular and easiest, ways to deploy your applications. They both support web applications and background service type applications.

Microsoft Azure App Services is a platform as a service (PaaS) offering. Azure runs App Services on a fully managed set of virtual machines in either a dedicated or shared mode and it is totally based on your App Service Plan.
Basically four types of App Services:
1. Web App – It is used for […]

SQL server (installation, configure, optimize, monitoring, backups, security)

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11:40 am
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SQL server (instantiation, configure, optimize, monitoring, backups, security)

Azure SQL Database is a relational database-as-a-service based on the latest stable version of Microsoft SQL Server Database Engine.
Unlike AWS RDS, Azure has a different approach in selecting the right database for you.

Performance & Cost-Effective:
Elastic pools provide a simple and cost-effective solution for managing the performance of multiple databases within a fixed budget. An elastic pool provides compute and storage resources that are shared between all the databases it contains. Databases within a pool only use the resources they […]

Storage (user profiles and security of files)

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11:50 am
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Storage (user-profiles and security of files)

Azure Storage is a part of Microsoft’s cloud storage solution. Azure Storage offers a massively scalable object store for data objects, a file system service for the cloud. Azure Storage is durable and highly available and is available of two types Standard and Premium.

The Windows Azure Storage component represents a durable service in the cloud. Azure allows developers to store tables, blobs and message queues. The storage can be accessed through HTTP and windows storage explorer (Desktop tool). You can also create own clients although Windows Azure […]

Azure BizTalk Services

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10:37 am
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Azure BizTalk Services is a simple, powerful, and extensible cloud-based integration service that provides Business-to-Business (B2B) and Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) capabilities for delivering cloud and hybrid integration solutions.

Benefits including:

Serverless iPaaS enhances user experience and provides usage-based billing.

Access to over 100 connectors to cloud and premise-based apps.

Easily design and implement workflows using Logic Apps’ visual designer.

Seamlessly harness the power of Azure services such as Machine Learning and Cognitive Services.

Enterprise application integration
BizTalk Services provides out-of-the-box, cloud to on-premises and line-of […]

Amazon Elastic Beanstalk

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12:13 pm
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Amazon Elastic Beanstalk

Overview:
Amazon Elastic Beanstalk is used to deploy and scale web applications. So, you can just upload the code and this application will deploy your code to Amazon Web Service infrastructure without managing the infrastructure. You just need to deploy and manage the applications instead of managing the infrastructure. Amazon Elastic Beanstalk is also called an automatic version of Amazon EC2. With the help of Amazon Elastic Beanstalk, you don’t need to get the access to Operating system but you have the full control over the configuration of your system […]

Introduction to Amazon Glacier

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11:55 am
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Introduction to Amazon Glacier

Overview:
Amazon Glacier is a safe, durable, and remarkably cheaper cloud storage service for data archiving and long-term backup. Amazon Glacier allows the customers to store their data like photos, videos, and documents in the form of the compressed files. These archived files are stored in a container that is called “Vault”. Every Archive has its own unique ID so that customers can identify easily. A single archive can be as large as 40 TB.

Customers can easily view their vaults list through AWS Management Console and can perform the vault […]

Microsoft Azure CDN Setup

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9:01 am
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Azure CDN Overview:

The Microsoft Azure CDN (Content Delivery Network) offers a global solution for delivering high-bandwidth content that is hosted in Azure or any other location. Using the CDN you can cache publicly available objects loaded from Azure blob storage, a web application, virtual machine, application folder or any other HTTP/HTTPS location. The CDN cache can be held at strategic locations to provide maximum bandwidth for delivering content to users. The CDN is typically used for delivering static content such as images, documents, files, scripts and static pages like HTML.

This can […]

AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)

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12:07 pm
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What is AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)

Overview:
Amazon IAM(Identity and Access Management) is a centralized user management system or service, which provides centralized control over the AWS resources. IAM allows the customers to manage users, groups, and policies for specific resources such as EC2 instances, S3 buckets, and other AWS resources. Amazon IAM service allows you to define permission and who is authentication to use AWS resources within your AWS account. IAM provides you secure access to your AWS resources.

IAM Resources:
Users: IAM Users is used to allowing […]

Load Balancing for Azure

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9:47 am
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Azure Load balancing is a Layer-4 (TCP, UDP) that provides high availability by distributing incoming traffic among healthy VMs. A load balancer health probe monitors a given port on each VM and only distributes traffic to an operational VM.

The job of a load balancer is to take on client requests, determine which machines in the set can manage such requests, and finally, forwarding those requests to the relevant machines.

Types of Load Balancer:
→ Standard load balancers

Load Balancing between virtual machines.

Increase in the backend instance pool size and the number of permitted inbound […]

AutoIt open-source automation tool introduction

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11:05 am
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What is AutoIt

AutoIt is an open-source automation tool. Selenium web driver is used to automate the web application but, unlike selenium web driver it is used to automate the desktop application. It is a powerful tool, uses the combination of mouse events, keystrokes, and window controller to automate the window task, which is not possible in the selenium.

Steps to download and install

1. To download the AutoIt, Go to the link mentioned below and download it according to your system configuration.
“https://www.autoitscript.com/site/autoit/downloads/”

2. Once, Download […]

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