Azure Reference Architectures
Our reference architectures are arranged by scenario, with related architectures grouped together. Each architecture includes recommended practices, along with considerations for scalability, availability, manageability, and security. Most also include a deployable solution.
Windows VM workloads
This series starts with best practices for running a single Windows VM, then multiple load-balanced VMs, and finally a multi-region N-tier application.
Linux VM workloads
This series starts with best practices for running a single Linux VM, then multiple load-balanced VMs, and finally a multi-region N-tier application.
This series shows options for creating a network connection between an on-premises network and Azure.
This series shows how to create a network DMZ to protect the boundary between an Azure virtual network and an on-premises network or the Internet.
This series show options for integrating your on-premises Active Directory (AD) environment with an Azure network.
Managed web application
This series shows best practices for web applications that use Azure App Service.