If you're considering migrating your organization's workloads to the Azure cloud, you may have heard of Azure Landing Zone. But what exactly is it? In this tutorial, certified Azure expert Neeraj Kumar answers some of the most frequently asked questions about Azure Landing Zone to help you understand its importance in creating a scalable and modular infrastructure for your Azure environment.
He'll cover the five pillars of a Landing Zone, the various areas of focus for networking, and the Enterprise Scale Architecture, a solution designed specifically for larger enterprises. Whether you're a solution architect or just beginning your cloud journey, this tutorial will provide you with the fundamental knowledge you need to know about Azure Landing Zone.
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Azure Landing Zone FAQs
What is an Azure Landing Zone?
A landing zone is an environment for hosting workloads through pre-provisioned code, which serves as the foundation of the overall infrastructure that will be deployed in Azure. It is an important part of the infrastructure design when moving into the cloud.
What are the five pillars of a Landing Zone?
The five pillars of a Landing Zone are identity management, networking, governance, security, and management. These are the areas of focus when creating a Landing Zone.
Why do we need a Landing Zone?
A Landing Zone helps create a scalable and modular design for the Azure environment, which allows for easier management of resources and the ability to add or remove components as needed.
What are the different areas of focus for networking in a Landing Zone?
Some of the areas of focus for networking in a Landing Zone include connectivity, quality of service, routing, firewall, IP addressing, and the demilitarized zone (DMZ) for deploying firewalls and network virtual appliances.
What is the Enterprise Scale Architecture, and what are its components?
The Enterprise Scale Architecture is a solution designed by solution architects to provide a scalable and modular architecture for larger enterprises. Its components include enrollment of subscriptions, identity and access management, hybrid identity, Management Group and subscription structure, and deployment of Landing Zones.
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