Overview of Azure App Service – PaaS
Platform-as-a-Services in Azure
We are going to discuss the Platform-as-a-Services offering from Microsoft Azure. The platform, as a service part of the Microsoft cloud, offers a lot of services that you can use to build applications. Using Microsoft azure you can target any platform with any technology. You can host any application like .net, node.js application, or even a java application. You can also use various databases like SQL servers or no SQL databases. There is a lot of stuff in Microsoft azure Platform-as-a-Service, but here we are going to discuss app services only.
App Services is a platform that offers an application platform used to build and host applications.
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The platform, as a service part of the Microsoft cloud, offers a lot of services that you can use to build great applications. It offers these services as capabilities that you can just use without having to worry about the plumbing, like servers. This is the power of app services, which enables you to focus on adding business value. Azure provides the app services through the app service fabric.
This abstracts the servers and underlying resources through the app services. The service fabric takes care of hosting your app on the azure resources it uses, and makes sure that your app keeps running. There are several different app service types, each on geared towards a specific purpose. All that you need to worry about is your application in the app services.