Azure Arc-enabled Data Services: The Big Picture

by Ben Weissman

This course will teach you what Azure Arc-enabled Data Services are and how to deploy and manage them.

What you'll learn

Azure Arc-enabled Data Services are Microsoft’s answer to the question how you can deploy services like a SQL Managed Instance or a PostgreSQL Hyperscale Server Group, that were previously limited to the Azure Cloud, to any other cloud or infrastructure. In this course, Azure Arc-enabled Data Services: The Big Picture, you’ll learn what Azure Arc-enabled data services are and how to deploy and manage them. First, you’ll explore the purpose of Azure Arc in general and more specifically Azure Arc-enabled data services. Next, you’ll discover how to deploy your own Azure Arc-enabled data services. Finally, you’ll learn how to use, operate, and manage them. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of Azure Arc-enabled data services needed to evaluate if these are the right solution for your hybrid data strategy.

Course FAQ

What will you learn in this Azure tutorial?

In this Azure tutorial, you will learn what Azure Arc is in general and how to deploy and manage Azure Arc-enabled data services.

Are there any prerequisites for this cyber security course?

Prerequisites for this course is familiarity with SQL Servers or Postgres, Organization of resources in Azure, and Kubernetes.

What is Kubernetes?

Kubernetes is an open-source container-orchestration system for automating computer application deployment, scaling, and management.

What is Azure Arc used for?

Azure Arc allows you to run Azure services and deploy SQL databases and other databases where you want it. This allows for a consistent interface across all platforms and environments.

What is Microsoft Azure?

Microsoft Azure is a cloud computing service created by MIcrosoft for building, testing, deploying, and managing applications and services through Microsoft-managed data centers.

About the author

Ben Weissman, a Microsoft Data Platform MVP, has been working with SQL Server since SQL Server 6.5, mainly in the BI/Datawarehousing field. Besides his Pluralsight courses, Ben is also the co-author of multiple books on data and kubernetes including "SQL Server on Kubernetes ", "Azure Arc-enabled Data Services", "SQL Server Big Data Clusters" and "The Biml Book". He is also a regular speaker at international events. Ben and his team at Solisyon have been involved in more than 200 Business I... more

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