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Azure for Developers: Optimize with Azure Application Gateway

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Learn what Azure Application Gateway is, how it can be used to optimize legacy and cloud-native workloads, and how to architect cloud applications with Application Gateway.

Architecting your applications with Azure Application Gateway helps you to improve your application scalability, costs, and security. In this course, instructor Karl Ots covers what Azure Application Gateway is, how to use it to optimize workloads, and how to architect scalable and secure cloud applications. Karl discusses which service to choose in load balancing. He also explores load balancing in existing applications and cloud-native applications. Learn about the components of an Azure Application Gateway implementation. Find out about the design considerations and implementation details of Application Gateway HTTP(S) listeners, Application Gateway load balancing rules, and Application Gateway health probes. Karl demonstrates Application Gateway scaling capabilities and teaches how to work with encrypted traffic. Plus, he goes into advanced topics such as multi-site hosting, path-based routing, Web Application Firewall, building globally available web applications, and automation for DevOps.


  • How the Application Gateway opens optimization in Azure development
  • What you should know
1. Load Balancing in Azure
  • Azure load balancing: When to choose which service
  • What's in Azure Application Gateway?
  • Why cloud load balancing benefits existing applications
  • How load balancing works for cloud native applications
2. Implementing Azure Application Gateway
  • Implementing Application Gateway
  • Implementing Application Gateway listeners
  • Implementing Application Gateway rules
  • Implementing Application Gateway health probes
  • Scalability of Application Gateway
3. Working with Encrypted Traffic
  • End-to-end SSL for Application Gateway
  • SSL termination for Application Gateway
  • HTTP to HTTPS redirection for Application Gateway
4. Advanced Topics in Application Gateway
  • Multi-site hosting
  • Path-based routing
  • Web Application Firewall
  • Implementing Web Application Firewall
  • Monitoring Application Gateway backed applications
  • Building globally available web applications
  • Automation for DevOps
  • Next steps

Taught by

Karl Ots

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