The Syncfusion Succinctly series is comprised of over 130 e-books covering a range of technology topics. With cloud computing growing faster than ever, Syncfusion knows that companies and their developers need to get on board quickly. Microsoft Azure is the fastest-growing offering on the market, so to help you develop your Azure savvy, we’ve made a list of the most popular Azure-related e-books from the Succinctly series:
DocumentDB is a NoSQL database platform that serves as the base of Azure Cosmos DB, Microsoft’s globally-distributed, multi-model database service. In Azure Cosmos DB and DocumentDB Succinctly by Ed Freitas, you will learn about many of DocumentDB’s features, how it compares to traditional databases, how to build scalable applications with it, and why it’s a great option for developing web apps. Freitas delivers just what developers need to set up their first DocumentDB collection, query their data, write code for the client side and server side, and more.
The nature of business today demands that companies have an online presence. In SQL on Azure Succinctly, author Parikshit Savjani shows how companies can use SQL Server on Azure to innovate their online properties without investing heavily in infrastructure. Savjani discusses the reasons behind using SQL on Azure and reviews the scenarios, considerations, and configuration design optimizations that make it a viable option for enterprise.
Windows Azure SQL Reporting provides a flexible platform for managing and viewing reports. Its cloud-based architecture means that its services are instantly scalable for any number of users—adding and removing servers through Windows Azure is significantly simpler than managing on-site servers—and maintenance costs are kept to a minimum. With Windows Azure SQL Reporting Succinctly by Stacia Misner, you’ll learn how to set up a SQL Database server, migrate your existing data to the cloud, design report items, and deploy complete reports to the server. Instruction is also provided for managing user roles and creating reusable report parts.
Learn how to use Microsoft Windows Azure to quickly and simply host data-driven websites. Author Kyle Burns will guide you through everything you need to know to succeed in developing cloud computing-enabled websites. With Windows Azure Websites Succinctly, you will develop the skills you need to be competitive in the modern web marketplace.
Master the higher-level languages and other features necessary to process data with HDInsight. Learn how to set up and manage HDInsight clusters on Azure, how to use Azure Blob Storage to store input and output data, connect with Microsoft BI, and much more. With the guidance of author James Beresford, HDInsight Succinctly will reveal a new avenue of data management.
Let us know which one you like best and what else Azure-related you’d like to learn in the comments below!