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Thurupathan Vijayakumar, Practical Azure Application Development, 10.1007/978-1-4842-2817-3_1

1. Azure – A Solutions Development Platform

Thurupathan Vijayakumar

(1)Colombo, Sri Lanka

The term “cloud solution ” or the amplified declaration of “we are running on cloud” is not new to the modern software developers. Developing solutions for cloud has two aspects. One of them is thinking and architecting the application for the implications of cloud, such as cost, latency, data protection, etc. The second aspect is knowing the tools and services available for a chosen cloud platform and leveraging them to design solutions.

Knowing the tools and services available from a chosen cloud platform and having the understanding ...

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