5 Azure Networking basics

In chapter 4, you explored the Azure Storage service. One of the other core services for cloud applications is Azure Networking. Azure has a lot of powerful network features to secure and route your traffic on a truly global scale. These features are designed to help you focus on how to build and maintain your apps, so you don’t have to worry about details like IP addresses and route tables. If you build and run an online store to handle pizza orders, it must securely transmit the customer data and process payment transactions.

This chapter examines Azure virtual networks and subnets, and discusses how to create virtual network interfaces. To secure and control the flow of traffic, you create network security groups ...

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