The ArcGIS Enterprise on Microsoft Azure help focuses on deploying ArcGIS Enterprise and ArcGIS Server on Microsoft Azure, but you need to understand the components you're deploying. Most of this information is found in other ArcGIS help systems.
The following table lists key topics in other help systems to introduce you to important concepts related to these components:
Provides a description and diagrams of the components that compose an ArcGIS Enterprise deployment.
Describes the ArcGIS Server sites you can add to an ArcGIS Enterprise deployment to fill specific roles.
Lists capabilities provided for each type of ArcGIS Server license.
Explains the different levels of integration you can have between ArcGIS Server sites and Portal for ArcGIS.
The items in your portal have associated web services running on ArcGIS Server sites. How the item or service is created affects how you manage it. This topic explains this relationship and the rules for removing items or services from your deployment.
When you publish to a federated server, a corresponding item is added to your portal. This topic explains that relationship.
Provides an overview of the types of data stores you can create with ArcGIS Data Store and how you use them.
Lists the ArcGIS functionality and Esri applications that require certain types of data stores to help you decide which data stores to create and use with your portal's hosting server.
ArcGIS Server sites must have access to the data you want to publish as web services. This topic in the ArcGIS Server help explains your options for registering data sources with your ArcGIS Server site.
Provides an overview of ArcGIS GeoEvent Server.