Regardless of the language or technology, designing applications in the cloud requires a different style of thinking, and deep knowledge of cloud infrastructure and services. In this course, Cloud Patterns and Architecture for Microsoft Azure Developers, you'll learn how various Azure services can help build high-performing, scalable, and resilient applications. First, you'll delve into how to use specific Azure resources to add redundancy, fail-over, and load balancing to a system. Next, you'll discover how to use partitioning and caching to improve performance and scalability. Finally, you'll explore Content Delivery Networks, API management, and performance testing. When you're finished with this course, you'll have the knowledge of multiple resources that will help you design applications in Microsoft Azureâ€”whatever technology you're using.