The various options for scaling in Azure

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I’ve been spending some time looking through Microsoft’s Azure offerings as of late. With the company championing services and products that can be used across any hardware running any operating system, developers are being recommended to move business logic of their apps into the cloud. Whilst server-side logic has been a staple of cross platform development for decades, the often trumpeted feature of moving to the cloud is scalability.

In this piece I’ll be taking a look at the different options available in the Azure cloud for scaling services and infrastructure, and where they are most beneficial.

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