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3. Overview of Azure Platform as a Service

Julian Soh1  , Marshall Copeland2, Anthony Puca3 and Micheleen Harris1
Washington, WA, USA
Texas, TX, USA
Colorado, CO, USA

In this chapter, we provide a high-level view of the major services that are globally available, as well as elements of the Microsoft Azure platform as a service (PaaS). First, we discuss Azure Web Apps, support for developer frameworks, and apps that can run in containers. Next, you gain insight into database services and individual options for support. Then, we dive into Azure DNS as a powerful global service to support name resolution ...

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