Discover expert guidance for moving on-premises virtual machines running on Linux servers to Azure by implementing best practices and optimizing costs
Work with real-life migrations to understand the dos and don'ts of the process
Deploy a new Linux virtual machine and perform automation and configuration management
Get to grips with debugging your system and collecting error logs with the help of hands-on examples
Book DescriptionWith cloud adoption at the core of digital transformation for organizations, there has been a significant demand for deploying and hosting enterprise business workloads in the cloud. Migrating Linux to Microsoft Azure offers a wealth of actionable insights into deploying Linux workload to Azure.
You'll begin by learning about the history of IT, operating systems, Unix, Linux, and Windows before moving on to look at the cloud and what things were like before virtualization. This will help anyone new to Linux become familiar with the terms used throughout the book. You'll then explore popular Linux distributions, including RHEL 7, RHEL 8, SLES, Ubuntu Pro, CentOS 7, and more.
As you progress, you'll cover the technical details of Linux workloads such as LAMP, Java, and SAP, and understand how to assess your current environment and prepare for your migration to Azure through cloud governance and operations planning. Finally, you'll go through the execution of a real-world migration project and learn how to analyze and debug some common problems that Linux on Azure users may encounter.
By the end of this Linux book, you'll be proficient at performing an effective migration of Linux workloads to Azure for your organization.
What you will learn
Grasp the terminology and technology of various Linux distributions
Understand the technical support co-operation between Microsoft and commercial Linux vendors
Assess current workloads by using Azure Migrate
Plan cloud governance and operations
Execute a real-world migration project
Manage project, staffing, and customer engagement
Who this book is forThis book is for cloud architects, cloud solution providers, and any stakeholders dealing with migration of Linux workload to Azure. Basic familiarity with Microsoft Azure would be a plus.