Chapter 15. Multitenancy and hosting

Multitenancy is an architecture in which multiple independent service instances operate in a shared environment. Microsoft Azure is a multitenant system. Azure subscriptions are logically separated from one another. A user from one subscription can see resources only from the subscription she owns. However, these resources are hosted on shared infrastructures in Azure datacenters.

Single tenancy is an architecture in which a single service instance operates in a dedicated environment. This is a typical architecture used in on-premises environments. It can also be used in the cloud, in which case a dedicated environment (such as a virtual machine cluster) is used for each of the supported customers. This deployment ...

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