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Programming Microsoft Azure Service Fabric

Programming Microsoft Azure Service Fabric

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  • Copyright 2016
  • Dimensions: 7-3/8 X 9
  • Pages: 496
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 1-5093-0192-5
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-5093-0192-8

Build exceptionally scalable cloud applications for fast-growing businesses

Microsoft Azure Service Fabric makes it easier than ever before to build large-scale distributed cloud applications. You can quickly develop and update microservice-based applications, efficiently operate highly reliable hyperscale services, and deploy the same application code on public, hosted, or private clouds. This book introduces all key Azure Service Fabric concepts and walks you through implementing several real-world applications. You’ll find advanced design patterns, tuning tips, and lessons learned from early adopters—all from the perspective of developing and operating large projects in production.

Microsoft Azure evangelist Haishi Bai shows how to:

  • Implement background services and use stateless services to handle user requests
  • Solve state-management problems in distributed systems
  • Package, stage, and deploy applications
  • Upgrade applications in place, with zero downtime
  • Leverage Quality of Service (QoS) options throughout app design, implementation, and operation
  • Manage Service Fabric clusters with Windows PowerShell and the Management Portal
  • Configure Service Fabric Diagnostics and analyze collected data
  • Test functionality and performance
  • Design Internet of Things (IoT) solutions that capture and manage petabytes of data
  • Handle demanding real-time data-streaming compute scenarios
  • Understand multitenancy and single-tenancy as logical architecture choices
  • Build Service Fabric game engines to support large-scale, multiplayer online games
  • Model complex systems with the Service Fabric Actors Pattern

About This Book

For all cloud developers who want to create and operate large-scale distributed cloud applications by using Microsoft Azure Service Fabric

For all IT professionals who want to integrate Windows Server and Microsoft Azure in any environment, including datacenters

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Table of Contents

Part I    Fundamentals  
 Chapter 1: Hello, Service Fabric! 
 Chapter 2: Stateless Service 
 Chapter 3: Stateful Service 
 Chapter 4: Actor pattern 
 Chapter 5: Service deployment and upgrades
 Chapter 6: Availability and reliability 
 Chapter 7:  Scalability and performance     
Part II   Service Lifecycle Management  
 Chapter 8: Managing Service Fabric with Windows PowerShel
 Chapter 9: Managing Service Fabric with management portalChapter 10: Diagnostics and monitoring
 Chapter 11: Testing 
Part III     Patterns and Scenarios  
 Chapter 12: Web applications 
 Chapter 13: Internet of Things 
 Chapter 14: Real-time data streaming 
 Chapter 15: Multitenancy and hosting 
 Chapter 16: Multiplayer gaming 
Part IV   Advanced Topics  
 Chapter 17: Advanced service hosting 
 Chapter 18: Modeling complex systems Part V   Appendices Appendix A: Service Fabric subsystems and system services Appendix B: Using Microsoft Azure PowerShell commands Appendix C: Microsoft and containers Appendix D: Pattern index Index


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