Azure Resource Manager

The Azure Resource Manager (ARM) can be used in an infrastructure as code approach to resource provisioning and management in Azure. ARM enables us to define the desired state of our infrastructure using a JSON-based templating language. All the intermediate steps—provisioning, redundancy, dependency management, and fault tolerance—are handled seamlessly by Azure. ARM templates are completely self-contained and can easily be deployed to and from Azure. The Azure Resource Manager must carry out the tasks of creating or modifying resources, as defined in an ARM template. A resource is just a virtual machine, virtual network, storage account, load balancer, or similar. Azure Resource Manager also enables us to organize resources ...

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