ISBN 9788126524075,Cloud Computing With The Windows Azure Platform

Cloud Computing With The Windows Azure Platform



Wiley India Pvt Ltd

Publication Year 2009

ISBN 9788126524075

ISBN-10 8126524073


Number of Pages 360 Pages
Language (English)

Computer Engineering

Part 1 Begins By 1) Defining The Term "Cloud Computing" And Contrasting It With Application Hosting, 2) Comparing Azure To Earlier (Competitive) Horizontal Implementations, The Google App Engine, And Others, Hosted .Net-Centric Business Applications, And 3) Examining Issues That .Net Developers And It Departments Face In Moving From On-Premise To Cloud-Based Applications/Projects, Such As Security Privacy, Regulatory Compliance (Sarbanes-Oxley, Sec, Etc.), Backup And Recovery, Asset Cataloging And Management, And Other Common Technical Concerns. Part I Then Moves On To Describe All Major Azure Platform Components, Comparing Them With Competitor'S Related Offerings For Capability And Programming Ease. Part 2 Covers Basic Programming For Individual Azure Components: Storage (Tables, Blobs And Queues), Sql Data Services (Relational Vs. Tuple-Based Structured Storage), And .Net Services (Access Control, Workflow, And Service Bus). Part 3 Covers The More Advanced Programming Challenges Of Creating Useful Projects That Combine Cloud Storage With Web Applications Or Services. (Part 3 Anticipates That The Azure Team Will Have A Substantially Larger Repertoire Of Sample Projects Available By The Estimated Chapter Submittal Schedule.) The Book'S Companion Website Will Include Complete, Finished Applications Capable Of Being Uploaded To A Windows Azure Project And Run In Production.