Today, I presented Boston Azure and North Boston Azure User Group online about Azure Front Door and Front Door Standard/Premium services. The session was very interactive, engaging with loads of questions from attendees.
Azure Front Door is a global, scalable entry-point that uses the Microsoft global edge network to create fast, secure, and widely scalable web applications.
Azure Front Door -Standard/Premium (Preview) feature combines capabilities from traditional CDN, global load balancing, dynamic site acceleration, security including Azure Web Application Firewall(WAF), DDoS and adds new features such as delivery optimization, enhanced traffic analytics, extensive security capabilities across WAF, BOT protection, Azure Private Link support, integration with Microsoft Threat Intelligence, and security analytics.
This session will include a deep discussion and demo of the following items:
- Introduction to Azure Load Balancing solutions (Front Door, Traffic Manager, Application Gateway, and Load Balancer)
- Key benefits of Front Door
- Custom Domains
- Application Backends
- HTTP(S) Routings
- Rules Engine
- Web Application Firewall
- Programatically creating and managing the Front door
- Monitoring and Alerts
- Approach to Single and Multi-tenant global load balancing
The Deck / Video