Windows Azure: Windows Azure Platform for Cloud Computing



to run in the cloud and leverage cloud-based services applications require a cloud-based platform microsoft offers the windows azure platform which is hosted and highly secure geo redundant Microsoft datacenters the Windows Azure platform Peters to both on-premise applications and applications running in the cloud using a Windows Azure platform companies can avoid capital expenditure on purchase and management of hardware and software the Windows Azure platform offers on-demand scalability a familiar development environment and rapid application deployment the Windows Azure platform consists of the Windows Azure operating system the sequel Azure relational database and the Windows Azure platform app fabric a web-based service that provides security enhanced connectivity and access to applications each of these cloud-based technologies offers a group of services Windows Azure is an operating system in the cloud that facilitates development service hosting and service management for the Windows Azure platform Windows Azure consists of three main components the compute service the storage service and the fabric the Windows Azure compute service scales to support a large number of users and handle heavy workloads the Windows Azure storage service stores named files and binary large objects blobs store structured data and tables with simple query language and provides cues to support application messaging the Windows Azure fabric provides the processing power required to operate the compute and storage services sequel Azure is a tightly integrated and distributed computing system of networks servers and storage sequel Azure provides relational database service on the Windows Azure platform referred to as the sequel Azure database the sequel Azure database operates in the cloud and includes tables stored procedures triggers views and indexes it offers compatibility with visual studio.net a do net and odbc using sequel Azure eliminates the capital investment expenses of disks and DBMS software sequel Azure also reduces operational and support expenses by providing high availability and geo distribution load balancing automatic failover backup and recovery automatic replication between physical servers and disaster recovery the third component of the Windows Azure platform is the windows azure app fabric which provides cloud-based infrastructure services through its two components service bus and access control service bus provides a secure connection between applications and services to enable them to navigate across network boundaries and firewalls and use a variety of communication patterns cloud services that are registered on the service bus can be easily identified and accessed across all network topologies access control provides claims based and rules driven authorization and federated authentication for web services that use the REST protocol it simplifies the task of providing secure access to applications that exist across organizational boundaries the Windows Azure platform provides a variety of services to build cloud-based applications suitable for a range of consumers from small scale to an

2 Comments

  1. Karthik J said:

    Informative…

    June 28, 2019
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  2. Muhammad Farooq said:

    Nice explanation…

    June 28, 2019
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