Microsoft Hybrid Cloud Unleashed brings together comprehensive and practical insights into hybrid cloud technologies, complete CloudOps and DevOps implementation strategies, and detailed guidance for deploying Microsoft Azure Stack in your environment.
Written by five Microsoft Cloud and Datacenter Management MVPs, this book is built on real-world scenarios and the authors’ extraordinary hands-on experiences as early adopters. Step by step, the authors help you integrate your optimal mix of private and public cloud, with a unified management experience that lets you move workloads at will, achieving unprecedented flexibility.
The authors also guide you through all aspects of building your own secure, high-performance hybrid cloud infrastructure. You’ll discover how Azure Stack enables you to run data centers with the same scalability, redundancy, and reliability as Microsoft’s Azure data centers; how to integrate Azure infrastructure and platform services with internal operations; and how to manage crucial external dependencies. The book concludes with a deep dive into automating and customizing Azure Stack for maximum reliability, productivity, and cost savings.
Detailed information on how to
- Run a private/hybrid cloud on your hardware in your data center, using APIs and code identical to public Azure
- Apply ITIL and DevOps lifecycles to your hybrid cloud implementation
- Gain a deep understanding of Azure Stack architecture, components, and internals
- Install and configure Azure Stack and master the Azure Stack Portal
- Integrate and utilize infrastructure, core, and custom resource providers
- Effectively provision, secure, and manage tenants
- Manage, monitor, troubleshoot, and back up Azure Stack with CloudOps
- Automate resource provisioning with PowerShell, the Azure CLI, templates, and Azure Stack’s API
- Write your own Azure Resource Manager templates
- Centrally automate cloud management and complex tasks connected to external systems
- Develop customized, production-ready Azure Stack marketplace items