The book “Microsoft Azure Essentials: Fundamentals of Azure” has been made available as a Free eBook from Microsoft Press and Microsoft Virtual Academy. This book is written by Michael Collier and Robin Shahan.
The material covered in this book are targeted towards introducing both Developers and IT Professionals to the huge range of features and capabilities within the Microsoft Azure platform.
I’ve included the below direct download links for your convenience.
Updated Sept. 4, 2016 to link to the newly updated Second Edition of this eBook.
This eBook is also available Free for Amazon Kindle as well! Currently the version available from Amazon is the First Edition, but expect the Second Edition to be available from Amazon, hopefully, soon.