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Mastering Cloud Development using Microsoft Azure by Marco Parenzan, Roberto Freato

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Chapter 3. Building the Frontend

You learned how to build a comprehensive frontend composing of Azure services. This is an advanced scenario, using the Platform-as-a-Service services of Azure to reduce costs. Also, collateral services are used to improve the performance of the application.

In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • Catalog persisted to DocumentDB
  • Advanced catalog search with Azure Search
  • Blob storage and CDN for image files
  • Catalog cached with Redis
  • Web apps with app service

It's all about data

SQL databases have ruled the way developers store data in applications for three decades. Databases are growing in a world where applications are standalone or connected to a highly reserved and controlled Local Area Network of many machines ...

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