Pro PowerShell for Microsoft Azure

  • Authors
  • Sherif Talaat

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
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  13. Back Matter
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About this book


This book is written for Windows professionals who are familiar with PowerShell and want to learn to build, operate, and administer their Windows workloads in the Microsoft Azure cloud. Pro PowerShell for Microsoft Azure is packed with practical examples and scripts, with easy-to-follow explanations for a wide range of day-to-day needs and essential administration tasks.

Author Sherif Talaat begins by explaining the fundamental concepts behind the Microsoft Azure platform and how to get started configuring it using PowerShell. Readers will find out how to deploy, configure, and manage the various components of the Azure platform, from storage and virtual networks to HDInsight clusters. Workload automation, scheduling, and resource management are covered in depth to help build efficiency in everyday tasks, and administrators will gain full control over Azure identity and access rights.

Pro PowerShell for Microsoft Azure shows you how to apply your PowerShell skills in an exciting new context, including guidance on how to:

  • Create and manage Azure virtual networks and VPNs
  • Configure and maintain Azure Storage accounts, blobs, and containers
  • Provision and manage a redundant Windows or Linux server
  • Deploy and configure your sites in the cloud using Microsoft Azure Web Sites
  • Provision Apache Hadoop clusters in the cloud using Azure HDInsight
  • Deploy, configure, and manage a Microsoft Azure SQL Database
  • Protect and secure identities and resources with Azure Active Directory and Azure Rights Management Services


PowerShell Azure Microsoft HDInsight virtual networks Cloud Hadoop Clusters

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