Azure Classroom Series – 07/Jul/2020

Basic Networks in your enterprise and cloud

  • Single location Organization network Preview
  • Multi location Organization network Preview
  • In the above two cases your organization is owning the network configuration
  • Now if we use the azure virtual infrastructure to run applications then new challenges are to resolved Preview
  • Public connectivity: Any application/server that can be directly connected using an public ip address/hostname/domain , Eg: swiggy, bookmyshow, facebook etc
  • Private Connectivity: Any application/server that cannot be connect directly from internet, but expects you to be in particular network Eg: Office servers, internal applications etc
  • Network monitoring: Monitor your network resources on the cloud
  • Protection services: DDoS, Firewalls etc
  • Networking componenets: Layer-4 Loadbalancers and Layer 7 loadbalancer, DNS

Scenario: LearningThoughts

  • Organizational needs:
    • LearningThougts which has 3 major applications which are used by customers from internet.
    • LearningThoughts has lot of internal applications which are meant for usage only in office (on-premise)
    • LearningThoughts has two datacenters one in Hyderabad other in Bangalore
    • As of LT is running all of its infrastructure on Datacenters and now they want to leverage the azure cloud
  • Team:
    • Datacenter Networking: This team is managing the Datacenter networks for LT
    • Architecture: This team is responsible for design of the applications
    • Administrator: This team is responsible for deploying the applications in the Datacenter
    • Project Teams: Thes project teams are responsible for delivering the assigned projects (Dev, test etc)
  • Activity:
    • Learning thougts decided to go with azure cloud, initially they want to run the project (QTCommerce) on the azure cloud
    • The current infrastructure of QTCommerce is as shown below Preview
  • Way forward :
    • To do this job, we need to understand networking (public & private)
      • Ipaddressing and subnets
      • Regions
      • Software defined Networks
      • Virtual Networks
      • DNS
    • As a first step for doing this (proof of concept), you are asked to design the network infrastructure

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